10 Year Anniversary For Olmstead

Nate Aalgaard, Executive Director This week marks the 10th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision in the case of Olmstead v. L.C. In the Olmstead case, brought by two individuals in Georgia who had been residing in a state-run institution, the Court held that the unjustified institutional isolation of people with disabilities is a form…
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Historical Perceptions On Disability

Scott Burlingame, Assistant Program Director We at Freedom Resource Center, and our brothers and sisters in our movement, have often faced a seismic challenge when we begin to describe what it is we do. It is not enough for us to say that we serve people with disabilities, because lots of people do that. It…
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Celebrate The ADA In A Community Near You!

Fargo – Thursday, July 23rd 5:00 to 7:30 pm – Lindenwood Park For more information call 701-478-0459 Jamestown – Thursday, July 23rd 5:00-7:30 pm – National Buffalo Museum For more information call 701-252-4693 Fergus Falls – Tuesday, July 28th 4:30 to 7:00 pm – Grotto Park For More Information call 218-998-1799 Detroit Lakes – Thursday…
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Legislative Update

By Scott Burlingame, Assistant Program Director As I write this, I am currently stranded in the airport in Washington, DC, attempting to return to Fargo from the National Council for Independent Living annual conference. In the past few months, the legislative sessions in North Dakota and Minnesota have both wrapped up. On the federal level,…
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Celebrate The ADA- F-M Area

  July 23, 2009 5:00 to 7:30 pm Lindenwood Park CELEBRATE THE 19th ANNIVERSARY OF THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT   Commemorative Walk to Support the ADA FREE PICNIC Join our community at the Rotary Universal Playground at Lindenwood Park where people of all abilities will come together to celebrate the ADA For questions, call…
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