Training, Events, and Opportunities to Participate

Federal Communications Commission Seeks Nominations for Membership on Communications Equity and Diversity Council

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is seeking nominations for membership on the Communications Equity and Diversity Council. The mission of the Council is to make recommendations to the FCC on advancing access to digital communication services and products for all people of the United States, without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, or disability. Nominations for membership to the Committee should be submitted to the FCC no later than 11:59 PM EDT, August 10, 2021.

ADA.gov Invites Feedback on New Website

The Department of Justice Civil Rights Division has invited visitors to explore and provide feedback on an in-progress version of their website. The beta site currently includes an introduction to the ADA and an article on service animals, and will add a topic article on parking soon. Visitors are invited to provide feedback on the site's design and usability through a brief form.

Philadelphia, SEPTA Team Challenge Aims to Improve Transit Accessibility through Augmented Reality Tools

The city of Philadelphia’s Office of Transportation, Infrastructure and Sustainability (OTIS), SmartCityPHL and the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) are challenging innovative thinkers to make public transit more accessible through augmented reality technology. Applications are due August 2, 2021.

Psychosocial and Cultural Aspects of Disability: A Training Workshop for Health Professionals

August 6, 2021
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
This virtual workshop will provide healthcare professionals with knowledge they can use to provide more informed and effective person-centered care for individuals with disabilities.

ADA National Network Launches 30th Anniversary Celebration

The ADA National Network (ADANN) is celebrating 30 years of providing training, technical assistance, and guidance on the ADA. Throughout the year, the ADANN will be highlighting its services, success stories, and vision for the next 30 years. Visit the ADANN to learn more and find your regional ADA Center.