SF State Launch of Patient No More Traveling Exhibit

Friday, August 21, 2015
4:00pm to 6:00pm
Protesters outside of the Federal Building with SF City Hall in the background. A prominent sign on the back of a long-haired man's wheelchair reads "We shall overcome."
We are pleased to invite the public to the launch of our traveling exhibit, Patient No More: People with disabilities securing civil rights.

Map and Directions

Admin Building Lobby

Event details

We are pleased to invite the public to the launch of our traveling exhibit, Patient No More: People with disabilities securing civil rights. After nearly three years of work, we cannot wait to share this great Bay Area story with you.

  • LEARN how the course of disability history and a nation were changed over 26 days in 1977.
  • EXPLORE a landmark moment in civil rights.
  • DISCOVER untold stories from protesters in the longest occupation of a federal building in US history.
  • REFLECT on the grassroots origins of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990.

You won't want to miss this historic opportunity coinciding with the 25th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act this year.

When: Friday, August 21, 4-6pm with a brief program starting at 4:15.

Where: Admin Building Lobby at San Francisco State University.

Details: Free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. For ASL or live captioning, please request by August 14: Contact Emily Beitiks (415) 405-3528. Please refrain from wearing scented products.

Event Program:

Catherine Kudlick, Director, Paul K. Longmore Institute on Disability

"This is 504," a ten-minute film made by Journalism Assistant Professor Sachi Cunningham and the Paul K. Longmore Institute on Disability

Julie Fry, President/CEO of Cal Humanities

SFSU President Les Wong

504 Protester Dennis Billups
 

The traveling version of Patient No More was made possible by a Cal Humanities "Community Stories" grant. To learn more about the exhibit, visit PatientNoMore.org.

 

Event Organizer

Sponsor: 
Paul K. Longmore Institute on Disability
Contact: 
Emily
Phone: 
415-405-3528