Past Events

  • Saturday, January 19, 2013 - 7:00pm

    We invite you to join us for the 2013 Disability Community Inaugural Ball on January 19, 2013, at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.

  • Friday, September 28, 2012 - 12:30pm - 3:30pm

    Along with other aging and disability organizations, NCOA is co-sponsoring this historic nonpartisan event featuring the 2012 presidential candidates and candidates for the U.S.

  • Tuesday, September 11, 2012 - 12:00pm

    (Washington, DC) – According to the U.S. Census, one in five Americans has a disability, half of which are severe.

  • Tuesday, October 11, 2011 - 7:00am - 9:00am

    Don't miss Disability Power & Pride’s second Breakfast Forum: ‘The Road to Inclusivity in Emergency Preparedness’ with Marcie Roth an

  • Tuesday, September 13, 2011 - 7:00am - 9:00am

    We invite you to join us on September 13, 2011 for an exciting morning of dialogue and debate with NPR News Investigations Correspondent Joseph Shapiro.

  • Monday, July 26, 2010 - 7:00pm - 11:00pm

    On July 26 2010, Disability Power & Pride held a Gala Celebration in commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. People from all around the country came to celebrate “A Night to Remember.” It was a truly special evening saluting the disability community’s crowning achievement with nearly 750 guests.

    Guests of the ADA Gala pose for a picture.    Three women smile arm in arm at the Gala.

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    The Gala was the capstone event for a two-week series of ADA anniversary events in Washington DC. It mirrored the Power & Pride Inaugural Ball, held at the National Press Club on January 18, 2009. Many representatives from Congress and the Administration were in attendance including Senator Tom Harkin, Congressman Steny Hoyer, Congressman James Langevin, Associate Director at the White House Office of Public Engagement & Special Assistant to the President for Disability Policy, Kareem Dale; Director of the White House Office of Public Engagement, Tina Tchen; Senator Lisa Brown, Director of the Office of National AIDS Policy and Senior Advisor on Disability Policy at the White House, Jeff Crowley; Director of Priority Placement at the White House Office of Presidential Personnel, Rebecca Cokley; former Congressman Steve Bartlett and former Senator Lowell Weicker.

    Featured performing artists were present as well and guests enjoyed a night full of great food, company, and dancing as the disability community came together to celebrate its diversity and showcase its Power & Pride. We thank our lead sponsor, AT&T, as well as our other generous sponsors, for making the event possible.