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National Disability Employment Awareness Month (October 2021): Join Our Reading Group

Reading Group

Join Our Reading Group

Our reading group book is Being Heumann: An Unrepentant Memoir of a Disability Rights Activist by Judy Heumann and Kristen Joiner

Being Heumann

Learn more about the author 

Watch this video: Democracy in America - Disability Rights

In 1973, Congress passed the Rehabilitation Act, requiring access to federally funded programs and facilities for those with disabilities. In 1977, activists, including Judy Heumann, confronted officials in the longest demonstration takeover of a federal building in history. In 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act was passed.

 

Book Discussion Event

We will have a book discussion event on Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at 7PM. 

ALL students, faculty, and staff are welcome to attend.  

Saint Leo authentication is required to use this Zoom link 

Join Zoom Meeting
https://saintleo.zoom.us/j/96317414680

Meeting ID: 963 1741 4680

Contact Maria Santos or Christine Woods with any questions.

maria.santos02@saintleo.edu, christine.woods@saintleo.edu

Join Our LionShare Group

Saint Leo University students, faculty, and staff are invited to join our LionShare group.  

https://lionsshare.saintleo.edu/groups/2811/feed