July 23, 2020
ADA30 Lead On: Celebration of Disability Art, Culture, Education & Pride
7:00 PM EDT
Learn about the five titles of the ADA through the disability lens of entertainment.
Join Tony Award winner for Ali Stroker (OKLAHOMA); emcee Danny Woodburn (SEINFELD); with performances by Maysoon Zayid (GENERAL HOSPITAL); RJ Mitte (BREAKING BAD); singer/songwriter Emmanuel Kelly performing his hit song NEVER ALONE; Alice Sheppard (Kinetic Light) performing her dance DESCENT; Heidi Latsky Dance; KripHop Nation’s Leroy Moore & Keith Jones performing their MY ADA STORY; Anita Hollander performing her song THE BODY OF A FIGHTER; Jeff Moyer performing his song ADA ANTHEM; Elaine Kolb performing her songs WE WILL RIDE and NOT DEAD YET; Maria R. Palacios reading her poem CRIP WORDS OF ADVICE TO THE YOUNGER GENERATION; Johnny Crescendo performing his song PRIDE, photos by Tom Olin and more.
With messages by Senator Tom Harkin; NCD Chair Neil Romano; Tony Coelho; Judy Heumann; Governor Tom Ridge; Marlee Matlin; Jim LeBrecht (CRIP CAMP); CJ Jones (AVARTAR); Kelly Buckland, NCIL; Maria Town, AAPD; Jim Weisman, United Spinal; Diane Coleman, Not Dead Yet; Shawn Castle, Paralyzed Veterans of America and more.