Events

Past Events

2021 Virtual Gala

"Disability Rights Advocates, 2021 Virtual Gala, October 7, 2021 at 4pm PT / 7pm ET""Disability Rights Advocates, 2021 Virtual Gala, October 7, 2021 at 4pm PT / 7pm ET"
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DRA’s 2021 Virtual Gala on October 7, 2021 was our first event under the leadership of President & CEO Kathy Martinez and featured special guests such as Tony Coelho, Eric Holder, Valerie Jarrett, Lee Merritt, Raul Midón, Jason Mraz, and Senator Alex Padilla. Thank you for making the event such a huge success!

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2020 Virtual Gala

DRA’s first ever virtual gala on October 29th, 2020 was a huge success! Thank you for joining us for an inspiring celebration of DRA’s high-impact work and the 30th anniversary of the ADA.

DRA, 2020 Virtual Gala, 30 Years of the ADA: Warriors for Justice, Thursday October 29, 2020, 5:00PM PT / 8:00PM ET. White text on blue background.
Image: DRA, 2020 Virtual Gala, 30 Years of the ADA: Warriors for Justice, Thursday October 29, 2020, 5:00PM PT / 8:00PM ET. White text on blue background.

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2019 NYC Gala

Thank you for supporting DRA’s 2019 NYC gala at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City on October 21, 2019, where we honored Loreen Arbus, Jill Houghton + Disability:IN, and Bank of America with Eagle Awards.

Disability Rights Advocates Gala, at the American Museum of Natural History, Rose Center for Earth and Space, New York City, Monday, October 21, 2019

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25th Anniversary Gala

Thank you for supporting DRA’s 25th Anniversary with a gala at San Francisco’s Four Seasons hotel on October 25, 2018. We honored Jenny Lay-Flurrie (Chief Accessibility Officer at Microsoft) with the Eagle Award, and raised critical revenue for the Larry Paradis Legacy Fund.

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Disability Rights Advocates Inaugural New York Gala

We celebrated three Eagle Awardees—Rebecca Alexander, Starbucks, and the Museum Access Consortium—with a gala at the Museum of Modern Art on October 12, 2017.

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20th Anniversary Gala

Thank you for making the 20th Anniversary Gala such a great success!

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2016 Eagle AwardsA silhouette of an eagle.

Congratulations to our 2016 Eagle awardees:

  • Dr. Michael Argenyi and his legal team for Argenyi v. Creighton University
  • Jessica Cox
  • Nyle DiMarco and the Nyle DiMarco Foundation
  • V.R. Ferose and SAP SE for their Autism at Work program

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2015 Eagle & Turkey Awards

Congratulations to Eagle awardees Daniel Carione and Jim Phillips, Sutter Health, and Eye to Eye!

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A group of five men and women sit around a table laden with food.2014 Eagle & Turkey Awards

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