The Ohio State University Celebrates the 25th Anniversary of the
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as we explore the theme,
“Claiming Our Space in the Ohio State Mosaic!”
Please join us for an inaugural reception on Wednesday, October 28, 2015 in the Ohio Union
Great Hall Meeting Rooms from 5:30-7 p.m. The reception will include special remarks by
TyKiah Wright, Founder/CEO of WrightChoice, Inc. TyKiah is a local thought leader and
nationally renowned trail blazer and advocate who is committed to diversity and developing
the next generation workforce through internship placement and professional development
training. The reception will also include live performances by Blue Spectrum as well as spoken
word artist and Ohio State Alumnus, Quartez Harris.
This reception will launch a year-long celebration of the historic legislation that provided
civil rights to individuals with disabilities. This reception and the 25th ADA initiative will
create an opportunity to explore the narratives of individuals with disabilities at Ohio State
and how they help shape the campus climate and culture, adding to the mosaic of our
Click here to mark your calendar! For more information about the reception or to learn
how to become involved, please contact Katherine Betts at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sponsored by: Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator’s Office,
Student Life Multicultural Center and the campus-wide 25th ADA Anniversary Planning Committee.
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Derek Mortland, ADA and Community Outreach Coordinator