March with The Chicago Lighthouse in the Disability Pride Parade!

Show your support of people with disabilities by marching with The Chicago Lighthouse in the Disability Pride Parade!

Saturday, July 20th | 11:00 am start
401 South Plymouth Court
The parade route is North on Dearborn Avenue to Daley Plaza


Members of The Chicago Lighthouse holding a banner and marching in the Disability pride parade
  • Disability Pride started as a day of celebration in 1990—the year that the federal Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law. Since then, recognition has expanded to an entire month of celebration, including parades and other festivities around the country.
  • LET’S MAKE HISTORY by having our largest agency participation ever!!  Bring your family and friends to show their support.
  • RSVP to Martha Younger-White, Senior Vice President, Employment and Rehabilitation at e-mail:martha.younger-white@chicagolighthouse.orgwith your attendance and if anyone else will be coming with you. Be sure to include t-shirt sizes for you and your guests.  If you’d like a Chicago Lighthouse t-shirt to wear at the parade, you must reply by 1p.m., Thursday July 11, 2024.
  • There is also an Open Mic session that will be held on Friday night on July 19th at the First United Methodist Church, 77 West Washington. If you are interested in performing at the Open Mic session, please RSVP with information about your performance to Martha Younger-White Senior Vice President, Employment and Rehabilitation at .

Let’s make The Chicago Lighthouse beacon shine brighter than ever as we march in solidarity with Chicago’s community of persons with disabilities!!

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