On Wednesday July 17th, host Karma Chavez talked with three members of the Disability Pride planning committee, Eileen Rosenteel, Jim Ferris, and Sarita Karon about Madison’s first Disability Pride Festival. The festival will take place on Saturday July 27, 2013 from 12pm to 5pm at Brittingham Park in Madison. The festival will showcase many people’s talents, skills, energy, arts, and pride. The Disability Pride Madison’s mission is to celebrate as well as promote a positive engagement between people with disabilities as well as without. In addition, the group also hopes to foster and support a cross disability community.
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