“Disability Summit sets sights on workplace inclusion”

A partnership between the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce Foundation and ADA 25 Chicago spawned the city’s first Disability Inclusion Opportunity Summit, held Nov. 16–17 at the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Building, 300 E. Randolph St.

The Columbia Chronicle November 23, 2015

“Duckworth celebrates ADA’s impact, calls for more measures to aid disabled”

Earlier this week, a quarter of a century after the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was originally signed into law, U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) spoke to hundreds of government and business leaders during the opening session of ADA 25 Chicago’s Disability Inclusion Opportunity Summit.

DuPage Policy Journal November 20, 2015

“The State of Americans with Disabilities”

In 1999, the Supreme Court issued a landmark ruling for citizens with disabilities in Olmstead v. L.C.

The Takeaway November 20, 2015

ADA 25th Anniversary Events

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“National ‘Disabilities Inclusion Opportunity Summit’ Comes to Chicago”

The national “Disabilities Inclusion Opportunity Summit” is being held at the Blue Cross Blue Shield building in Chicago Monday and Tuesday. Leaders from across the country will meet to develop new ways to give people with disabilities better access to education, the job market and technology.

NBC 5 Chicago November 16, 2015

“Disability Inclusion Opportunity Summit to commence in Chicago”

U.S. Secretary of Labor Tom Perez, Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth, Delaware Governor Jack Markell, Former Congressman Tony Coelho, executives, experts and innovators will join a two-day summit to increase inclusion of people with disabilities in education and employment on Monday, Nov. 16

Windy City Times November 13, 2015