Mecklenburg County to host ‘A Dialogue for Accessibility’ digital occasion | Southcltweekly

CHARLOTTE – In recognition of the 31st anniversary of the US Disability Act, Mecklenburg is holding “A Discussion for Accessibility: Then, Now and Next”.

The community is invited to take part in this virtual experience from 6 p.m. to 7.30 p.m. on July 20 at https://meck.co/3dWVZcl.

During this event, attendees will hear from National ADA Activist and Charlotte-born Mark Johnson share his unique perspective on his life before and after the ADA’s death, the role he played in local and national advocacy, and how we can all, outlined towards an inclusive community.

Participants can ask questions before and during the event.

Guest speakers include:

– George Dunlap, Chairman of the Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners;

– Julia Sain, Director of Disability Rights and Resources;

– Timmothy Tibbs, ADA coordinator for the Mecklenburg district.

Participants can ask questions in advance to MeckCountyADA@MecklenburgCountyNC.gov.

Mecklenburg County and Disability Rights & Resources have teamed up to respect ADA legislation and promote conversations that will raise awareness and educate our community about challenges and our ways to resolve them.

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