On Monday, June 10 Access Living will hold its annual “Lead On!” Award Gala in the Grand Ballroom of Chicago’s iconic Navy Pier.
The “Lead On!” Award – named for Justin Dart, Jr., the grandfather of the ADA, recognizes visionaries, individuals or institutions, who have reframed the understanding of people with disabilities and who have created positive changes in our communities. This year we are celebrating the work and impact of two leaders: Ken Roth, Executive Director of Human Rights Watch and Darren Walker, President of the Ford Foundation.
Ken Roth leads the high impact work of Human Rights Watch which brings attention globally to human right violations against people with disabilities, resulting in significant policy reform in many countries. Darren Walker is a philanthropic visionary who has built a framework of disability inclusion at the Ford Foundation and, as importantly, is educating other foundations on the role they can play in advancing disability justice.
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