Over 25 years, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has positively impacted the lives of millions of Americans and created a new generation as part of its legacy, the ADA Generation.
In June, over one thousand educators, parents, community-based partners, and fellow stakeholders in education convened at the second annual
On May 28, 15 D.C. youth workforce professionals graduated from the D.C. Youth Workforce Leaders Academy (YWLA), a new 10-month professional development program organized by IEL and the DC Alliance of Youth advocates.
Recently, IEL and the American Youth Policy Forum (AYPF) teamed up to host the inaugural Samuel Halperin Lecture and Youth Public Service Award, featuring the Ford Foundation's Hilary Pennington and awardee Efram Ayalew.
In celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), IEL is collecting stories from youth and young adults with disabilities who came of age under the ADA and their allies.