About Latitude Artist Community

Latitude Artist Community serves all people - with an emphasis on those thought by some to have a disability - by creating meaningful, inclusive community interactions which allow participating artists to contribute culturally and politically to the life of their community.

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Three Lexington events in which you can participate Celebrating 20 years of the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act)

Celebrate 20 years of the ADA!

Three Lexington events in which you can participate Celebrating 20 years of the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act)

Thursday July 22nd 5:30pm -8:00pm, Join 1st District Councilperson Andrea James for a Downtown Accessibility Survey Party!

Meet in the parking lot of Third Street Coffee (257 N. Limestone St.) at that time you will be given a map of downtown Lexington on which you may note specific accessibility problems you experience (special attention to sidewalks, crosswalks and outdoor café seating) and instructions for filling out your survey while navigating downtown as a pedestrian. Everyone is invited to help with this important survey- those of us who use wheelchairs and/or walkers are especially encouraged to participate.

Prior to the start of the survey (4:30pm-5:30pm) you can contribute to a performance piece “The Sidewalk Vanishes”

Sponsored by LFUCG’s Commission for Citizens with Disabilities
With Independence Place and Latitude Artist Community (PEAL)

Monday July 26th, 9:00am- 9:30am Press Conference and a performance by Latitude’s Project Easy Access Lexington (PEAL) called “The Sidewalk Vanishes”
part of the 2010 ADA Freedom Relay & Celebration 215 West Main Street (in front of the Old Courthouse)

For more information contact: Independence Place, Inc. 824 E. Euclid Avenue, Ste 103 Lexington, Kentucky 40502 (859) 266-2807 or Toll Free (877) 266-2807

Monday August 2nd 11am -2pm Latitude Artist Community 167 Saunier Street, Lexington KY Contact: Bruce Burris (859) 806-0195

PUSH America Cookout
Join us at Latitude for hotdogs and hamburgers while celebrating the annual cross country bicycle journey for disability awareness with bicycle team members from PUSH America (http://www.pushamerica.org/). While meeting and cheering on our cross country bicyclist friends take a (PEAL) Project Easy Access Lexington tour of downtown Lexington.