HDI Seminar Series: Accessible Transportation

Date: Friday, September 18, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Presenters: Arthur Campbell, Jr is a disability rights advocate and part of the movement leading to the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. He is the 2015 Lifetime Advocacy Award recipient from the Kentucky Statewide Council for Vocational Rehabilitation. Frank Huffman is a disability rights advocate. He is the 2020 recipient of Kentucky Protection and Advocacy’s Victoria Scott/Billy Cox Award for Advocacy. Maria Kemplin is the Project Director for the Human Development Institute’s Transportation Initiative.

Learning Objectives: Learning Objectives: 1. Develop an increased awareness of the history of accessible transportation. 2. Describe opportunities for involvement in transportation advocacy. 3. Identify accessible transportation options.

Location: Online via zoom

Accessible, affordable transportation is an essential part of inclusive community life. Arthur Campbell, a disability rights advocate who has dedicated his life to transportation equity, will share a history of the movement for accessible transportation. Frank Huffman, an emerging leader for accessible transportation, will share insight on the ongoing efforts for transportation services in rural areas. Transportation Initiative project director Maria Kemplin will provide an overview of transportation options available.

For help registering, contact walt.bower@uky.edu

This program is presented in conjunction with the Kentucky Office of Vocational Rehabilitation. CRC credit hours are approved for Rehabilitation Counseling.  

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