Madison, July 29: Disability Pride Festival #MadDisPride

Disability Pride Madison July 29 2017Hosted by Disability Pride Madison

Tenney Park Shelter, 1414 E Johnson Street, Madison, 12-5 P.M.

Madison’s Fifth Annual Disability Pride Festival
12-5 PM, Tenney Park
2107 Mainstage Schedule
12 noon–Welcome and Celebration of Madison’s new Ramp
12:15–National Dance Day with Christy Anderson
12:30–Gaelynn Lea
2-2:15–Cindy Bentley
2:20-3:20pm–Tani Diakite and the Afrofunkstars
4:15-5pm–BLK Reign and the Band
Music Between sets by DJ Pain 1

Flash Talks in the Wellness Tent
12:00- Telecommunication Devices (telephones and related devices) and how they can reduce/eliminate barriers by Access to Independence
12:35- Youth Leadership with Jenny Neugart, Waisman Center
1:10- FEED Kitchen
1:45- Advocacy Matters with Beth Swedeen
2:20- Wisconsibs- Sibs are important too! with Harriet Redman
2:55- Assistive Technology low-tech and high tech devices that reduce barriers for independent living needs by Access to Independence
3:30- FEED Kitchen
4:05- Current Issues with the Madison School Board by Nicki Vanden Meulen

1-4pm
Karaoke by Band in the Box

All Day
free accessible pontoon boat rides
Facebook Livestream-talk to your government officials
Children’s tent with Madison Children’s Museum, MSCR and facepainting
Climbing Wall with instruction in adaptive climbing (must fill out liability waiver here https://www.bouldersgym.com/waivers)
and over 50 exhibitors.

Brats, Lupe’s Taqueria (gluten-free) and BBQ

The festival is Sponsored by the WI Board for People with Developmental Disabilities. Dane Arts with additional funds from te Evjue Foundation, charitable arm of the Capital Times, the Madison Arts Commision with Additional Funding from the Wisconsin Arts Council, MG&E, iCare, The Management Group, 101 Mobility, the McBurney Disability Resource Center at UW Madison, Summit Credit Union, Freedom Inc, Family Voices, Willy Street Coop, Debra’s Love Coop and other community Partners.

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