The Suncoast Center for Independent Living (SCIL) in Sarasota celebrated the 27th Anniversary of the Americans with Disability Act (ADA) on Wednesday, July 26th.
Winn Dixie Store #654 of Sarasota, received the SCIL ADA Empowerment Award recognition if their unselfish service and outstanding contributions of SCIL.
Jennifer Corinis, Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Florida, was a special guest speaker. Her practice focuses on Civil Rights enforcement, primarily involving the ADA. Rodger Cline, Operating Director of Fat Daddios Pizza addressed the benefits of ADA compliance for businesses as the event’s other guest speaker.
The signing of the ADA in 1990 was a critical step in the forward momentum of Centers for Independent Living across the country.