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    Join Us for The ADA at 25: Minnesota Moving Forward on October 28!

    Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Visit our Website Our partners in planning all 25th ADA events and activities ADA 25th Anniversary Celebration News: October 20, 2015 Join us next week for The ADA at 25: Minnesota Moving Forward We are only a week away! MSCOD, the Minnesota Business Leadership Network (MNBLN) and the MinnesotaRead More

    Tune in to the tpt Live Broadcast Statewide Brown Bag Lunch on 10/28!

    Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Visit our Website Our partners in planning all 25th ADA events and activities ADA 25th Anniversary Celebration News: October 20, 2015 SAVE THE DATE: Join us on October 28 for The ADA at 25: Minnesota Moving Forward MSCOD, the Minnesota Business Leadership Network (MNBLN) and the Minnesota Spinal CordRead More

    The ADA at 25: Minnesota Moving Forward, an Employment Dialogue on October 28

    Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Visit our Website Our partners in planning all 25th ADA events and activities ADA 25th Anniversary Celebration News: September 25, 2015 SAVE THE DATE Join us on October 28 for The ADA at 25: Minnesota Moving Forward MSCOD, the Minnesota Business Leadership Network (MNBLN) and the Minnesota Spinal CordRead More
  • Latest In the Media

    Autism in Business will feature inclusion strategies

    On Oct. 22, Autism Society of Minnesota (AuSM) will bring together Minnesota’s top corporate leaders, business professionals, state agencies, and autism advocates for Autism in Business, a forum focused on providing positive strategies for employing and retaining individuals with autism. Held at TIES in St. Paul, the event aims toRead More

    In Marshall, Minn., Main Street is rising up against flurry of disability suits

    Nonprofit has sued businesses from Marshall to St. Paul Article by: Matt McKinney, Star Tribune, May 18, 2015 This article in its original format MARSHALL, Minn. – Cal Brink was tired of the lawsuits that just kept coming. Since the first suit claiming lack of disability access was filed more than a yearRead More

    Minneapolis will soon have more cabs for disabled customers

    Minneapolis program offers incentives to providers with wheelchair accessibility. Article by: Jessica Lee, Star Tribune, Updated: March 1, 2015 This article in its original format Disabled residents in Minneapolis who need ramp-equipped taxicabs will have an easier time ­finding a ride. Five Minneapolis taxi companies have agreed to provide wheelchair-accessible service as part ofRead More
  • Latest Press Releases

    MSCOD Announces ADA 25th Anniversary Activities

    Media Contact: Carol Schuler | Schuler Publicity 612.281.7030 carol@cschuler.com Minnesota State Council on Disability Announces Activities to Mark the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act MINNEAPOLIS (June 25, 2015) - The Minnesota State Council on Disability (MSCOD) and the Minnesota disability community are planning events and activities to recognize the 25th anniversaryRead More

    25th Anniversary of the ADA Activities Overview

    MSCOD ONE SHEET The Minnesota State Council on Disability (MSCOD) and the Minnesota disability community are planning events and activities to recognize the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). President George H. W. Bush signed the ADA into law on July 26, 1990. The ADA prohibits discrimination basedRead More