123 - Overwhelmed by Accessibility? A Quick Guide to Creating Accessible and Inclusive Temporary Events

Tuesday, September 26
1:00 PM–2:15 PM

Location: Room 223

Days: Tuesday, 26 September
Track: Advocacy
NRPA Three Pillars: Social Equity
Session Type: Education Session

Have you ever wondered how to make your events accessible and inclusive? In this interactive session, participants will learn about the programmatic, communication and physical accessibility requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act, along with the process the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board used to develop temporary event-accessibility guidelines. Participants will receive a copy of the guidelines and discuss applying the guidelines to their events.

CEU Credits: 0.1

Learning Outcomes:
Analyze your current events to determine accessibility and compliance with ADA laws.
Create your own accessibility guide and implementation plan for your community events.
Design training for your staff on using the accessible event guidelines and implementing them for your community events.

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