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Diversity and Inclusion

ADA Live! With Special Guests 4 Wheel City

January 2, 2019 at 1:00pm EST

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ADA Live! is a podcast on SoundCloud and an online program from the Southeast ADA Center, a project of the Burton Blatt Institute (BBI) at Syracuse University and one of 10 regional ADA Centers in the ADA National Network funded by a grant from the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR). ADA Live! focuses on rights and responsibilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). ADA Live! airs a new episode (30–45 minutes) on the first Wednesday of each month.

Rockin’ Start to the New Year

The episode on Wednesday, Jan. 2, from 1-1:30 p.m. (Eastern) is “The Movement 4 Improvement: 4 Wheel City” featuring hip-hop artists and disability rights advocates, Namel “Tapwaterz” Norris and Ricardo “Rickfire” Velasquez. Their mission is to use hip-hop music and culture to create more opportunities for people with disabilities and inspire people not to give up on life. 4 Wheel City performs original music as well as motivational speaking at hospitals, schools, rehabilitation centers, fundraisers and events all over the world. Additionally, Norris and Velasquez, wheelchair riders as the result of gun violence, strive to demonstrate to the world that people with disabilities have talents and dreams and deserve equality.

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This event was first published on March 13, 2019 and last updated on April 24, 2019.

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