Disability Pride Celebration

June 17, 2017

On June 17, 2017 the National Constitution Center will participate in Philadelphia’s city-wide Disability Pride Celebration. 

Activities will begin on the Center’s front lawn at 10 a.m. with a special flag raising ceremony, arts and craft activities, and musical performances. 

At 11 a.m. the Disability Pride Parade kicks-off from Independence Mall and continues down Market Street to Dilworth Plaza, where the celebration continues with additional performances and special guest speakers.

In conjunction with the celebration, the Center will be display the wheel chair of Justin Dart, the American activist who advocated for people with disabilities, and helped pass the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.  The wheel chair will be on display in the Center’s main lobby, where it will be available to view for free.     

For more information and a full agenda of events connected to Philadelphia’s Disability Pride Celebration, visit https://www.facebook.com/DisabilityPridePhiladelphia.

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