The Pueblo City-County Library District and the Pueblo ADA Advisory Committee will host the Southern Colorado ADA Symposium scheduled from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 31 at the Robert Hoag Rawlings Public Library, 100 E. Abriendo, Ave.
The day-long event will give service providers, advocates and community members the chance to learn about the history of the Americans with Disabilities Act; engage in interactive programs to experience what it’s like to have various disabilities; explore the legal rights of people with disabilities; connect with local resources and more.
At noon in the Ryals Room on the fourth floor, the Colorado Trust keynote luncheon will feature standup comedian, author and disability advocate Nina G. Despite having a stutter, Nina G has traveled the country performing at comedy clubs and colleges as well as being the keynote speaker at various conferences. Part of the comedy troupe The Comedians with Disabilities Act, Nina G brings laughter and awareness to audiences of all ages.
A complimentary lunch will be provided, but reservations are required and can be made by calling, 562-5624.
To view a full event schedule, go to pueblolibrary.org. For those who require auxiliary aides or ASL interpreter services, call Amy Nelson at 562-5624 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org by Aug. 26.