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Catalyst Radio: Disability Advocates hosting downtown celebration Tues. for ADA anniversary

DAKC celebrates the 24th anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities civil rights act, but continues the social justice work for the disabled community as part of the services provided by the organization.

About Catalyst Radio

Catalyst Radio is the weekly public affairs radio program of Community Media Center, with producer and host Linda Gellasch. The program is a feature of WYCE and The Rapidian and includes interviews with organizations and people working on social change and community support, examines media and free speech issues, and takes a look at the behind-the-scenes of Rapidian reporting. You can catch it on air at noon every Friday on WYCE 88.1 FM or streaming on the Grand Rapids Community Media Center Website.

Past Catalyst Radio episodes are archived on The Rapidian.

Rosa Parks Circle will again be the site for tomorrow’s annual celebration of the Americans With Disabilities civil rights act.

Rosa Parks Circle will again be the site for tomorrow’s annual celebration of the Americans With Disabilities civil rights act. /DAKC

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This month marks the 24th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, and a celebration in recognition of the civil rights law that bars discrimination against peoples with disabilities is set for this coming Tuesday, July 22, in downtown Grand Rapids.

The local nonprofit organization Disability Advocates of Kent County is hosting the event at Rosa Parks Circle, and in the Catalyst Radio studio from DAKC to talk about the event, and the work of Disability Advocates, are Kristin Cyranoski and Julie Tipping.


Local music featured in this episode of Catalyst Radio is from Seth Bernard, with his new release Reconciliation & the Mystical Beyonda. The song is “Love is Heavier.”

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