31st Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act


Monday, July 26, 2021, 2:00pm to 3:00pm


Virtual - Zoom

Celebrate the ADA31 (1990-2021) Americans with Disabilities Act - July 26, 2021.Leaders and community members from across the University celebrated the 31st anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). We celebrated great strides in providing equal opportunity, and discussed the work that remains. 

Watch the video to learn about initiatives that support students, staff, faculty and the public with disabilities and how everyone at the University has a role to play in making sure Harvard is inclusive and welcoming to everyone.  

Introductory remarks: 


  • Grace Moskola, Director, Accessible Education Office, Faculty of Arts & Sciences and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences  
  • Kyle Shachmut, Assistant Director, Digital Accessibility Services, Harvard University Information Technology  
  • Kate Upatham, Director, University Disability Resources, Harvard Human Resources 
  • Amy Deschenes (moderator) - Head of User Experience and Digital Accessibility, Harvard Library; Head of Harvard Library’s User Research Center

#ADA31 Message from Harvard's Dance Center 


Harvard staff members reflect on what the ADA means to them

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