Secretary Sebelius to Keynote ADA Anniversary Celebration
Senator Enzi, Senator Pryor and disability leaders to be recognized at event
WASHINGTON, DC – July 25, 2011 – The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD), the country’s largest cross-disability membership organization, is pleased to announce that Secretary Kathleen Sebelius will give the keynote address at AAPD’s Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) anniversary event and Justice For All Award celebration on July 26.
Secretary Sebelius will help celebrate the 21st anniversary of the ADA and AAPD’s Justice for All recipients for their leadership on disability issues: Senator Mike Enzi (R-WI), Senator Mark Pryor (D-AR), Tom Tauke, Executive Vice President, Public Affairs, Policy and Communications at Verizon, and Bruce Darling, National Organizer with ADAPT. Mark Mellman, CEO of The Mellman Group, a polling and consulting firm, will receive the Thomas Paine Award, given to individuals who improve the voter participation of people with disabilities.