Nashville ADA Legacy Bus Tour Event

Picture of Road to Freedom Bus and many individuals who attended the Nashville celebration in front of it

Held on April 15th, 2015 1:00-3:00pm CST

Nashville Mayor Karl Dean spoke to a crowded audience at the East Park Community Center at 600 Woodland St, Nashville, TN 37206

in honor of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Legacy Tour "Road to Freedom" Bus visit.


The event featured local advocates reflecting on the difference the ADA has made in their lives and included:

• Four-panel display on the history of self advocacy-, courtesy of the Museum of disABILITY History;

• Displays on the ADA Legacy Project and its effort to preserve disability history, to celebrate disability history milestones, and to educate future generations of disability advocates;

• "Because of the ADA . . ." booth where you can post your thoughts and photos to illustrate the difference the ADA has made in your life;

• ADA quilt - add your signature to thousands of others who have participated in the Tour; see displays on the history of the Road to Freedom Tour; and

• Information table with handouts on The ADA Legacy Project and the ADA, plus information from our partners and sponsors

The Tour is a traveling exhibit designed to raise awareness and build excitement about the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. 


Want to wear your excitement on your sleeve? You can purchase an ADA 25th Anniversary Celebration T-shirt online at:


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