Ed Roberts Day, January 23, 2018

January 23, 2018 has been designated as Ed Roberts Day. Ed Roberts was the father of the Independent Living movement and Centers for Independent Living. Nate Aalgaard, Freedom Resource Center Executive Director, will be talking about Ed Roberts at 3:00pm today on Afternoons with Tyler Axness (http://kfgo.com/sho…/show/afternoons-live-with-tyler-axness/). If you aren’t able to listen to the broadcast live, it will be available on podcast (http://kfgo.com/sho…/show/afternoons-live-with-tyler-axness/)

[image description: A flyer that says, take a moment out of your day to celebrate Ed Roberts Day 2018 Tuesday, January 23. Living our lives as we choose! Consumer director, Consumer controlled services, Independence, Equal access, Inclusion. Ed Roberts was a pioneering leader of the disability rights movement in the 1960s. He was the first student with severe disabilities to attend the University of California, Berkeley as well as the head of Berkeley Center for Independent Living (CIL), the first independent living service and advocacy service run by and for people with disabilities.  He is often called the father of the independent living movement in the United States. Independent Living Philosophy is…people with disabilities should have the same civil rights, options, and control over choices in their own lives as do people without disabilities.]

A flyer that says, take a moment out of your day to celebrate Ed Roberts Day 2018 Tuesday, January 23. Living our lives as we choose! Consumer director, Consumer controlled services, Independence, Equal access, Inclusion. Ed Roberts was a pioneering leader of the disability rights movement in the 1960s. He was the first student with severe disabilities to attend the University of California, Berkeley as well as the head of Berkeley Center for Independent Living (CIL), the first independent living service and advocacy service run by and for people with disabilities.  He is often called the father of the independent living movement in the United States. Independent Living Philosophy is...people with disabilities should have the same civil rights, options, and control over choices in their own lives as do people without disabilities.

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