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Disability Rights Museum on Wheels Visits the Iowa State Fair!

Source: The Harkin Institute for Public Policy & Citizen Engagement, Drake University

It’s Iowa State Fair time! The Harkin Institute is excited to share with you a special exhibit that will visit the fair: America’s Disability Rights Museum on Wheels. This traveling museum tells the story of the fight for equal rights by people with disabilities in the United States, curated by the producers of the national recognized documentary Lives Worth Living. The museum raises awareness of the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

  • Thursday, August 20: 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
  • Friday, August 21: 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
  • Location: 2015 Iowa State Fair (open to the public)  – Gate 11 Entrance at the West Grand Exhibit Area

Iowa’s own retired Senator Tom Harkin will be at the museum on Friday, August 21, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. He would love to have you stop by and visit this exhibit.

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