July, 2020


Disability Network Northern Michigan Celebrates the Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

ADA30 Michigan Celebration

Thirty Years from Disability Rights to Disability Justice

July 26, 2020, is the 30th anniversary of the original signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) into law by President George H. W. Bush. Disability Network Northern Michigan ...

Weekly Event Recommendations | ADA30 Michigan Celebration

Disability Network's Peer Advocacy Group joins a consortium of disability organizations as we observe the Americans with Disabilities Act by sharing one weekly free online ADA30 Michigan Celebration event with the community that advocates for inclusive communities.

Incarcerated Michigan Youth Win National Prize

Giving Voice to the Voiceless

Five teens confined to the high-security juvenile treatment facility Shawono Center have won a national year-long competition designed to solicit ideas from students to build a world free of stereotypes and discrimination. The team was ...

Governor Whitmer Takes Swift Action to Save Lives, Signs Executive Order Requiring Mask Use in all Indoor Public Spaces

July 10, 2020, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed executive order 2020-147, which reiterates that individuals are required to wear a face covering whenever they are in an indoor public space. It also requires the use of face coverings in crowded outdoor ...

Centers for Disease Control on How to Use Face Coverings to Protect Others

The Centers for Disease Control recommends that cloth face coverings are an additional step to help slow the spread of COVID-19 when combined with every day preventive actions and social distancing in public settings.

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