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July 26, 2010 marked the 20th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. In celebration of this occasion, the ADA Wisconsin Partnership, through funding provided by the DBTAC Great Lakes ADA Center, was please to release a video "We Came Together: Wisconsin Reflects on 20 years of the Americans with Disabilities Act".
YouTube link to video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ayu2xSZoK0A
Tammy Liddicoat, Executive Director of Employment Resources Inc. indicated that the video was inspired by the idea that it took ALL disability groups coming together with a united message, to ensure the passage of the ADA.
Ms. Liddicoat said that "The video features overlapping clips from interviews with several disability advocates who, alongside hundreds of others in Wisconsin, played a part to advance civil rights for people with disabilities, promote the passage of the ADA and ensure ongoing awareness of ADA implementation".
(This website provides access to a wealth of information that can assist consumers and businesses learn more about the civil rights laws in Wisconsin and the Americans with Disabilities Act.)
Voter Rights Resources for Election Officials
Voter Rights Resources for People with Disabilities
Voting Guide for Citizens with Disabilities (PDF, 338 KB)
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To file complaint against a provider receiving funding from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services contact the:
To learn more about discrimination in employment, housing or public accommodations or file a complaint contact:
- Housing, Employment and Public Accommodations resources in Wisconsin:
Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development Equal Rights Division
- Federal resources on Housing:
US Department of Housing and Urban Development
- Federal resources on Employment:
US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission at http://www.eeoc.gov