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African American Conference on Disabilities

February 16, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Desert Willow Conference Center
4340 E. Cotton Center Blvd.
Phoenix, Arizona 85040

Friday, February 16, 2018
8:00am to 5:00pm

We invite you to join us for the 7th Annual African American Conference on Disabilities on February 16th, 2018 in Phoenix, AZ. The Conference runs from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, featuring a variety of disability-related workshops, as well as keynote speaker Adrian Fontes, Maricopa County Recorder.

Workshop Topics:

  • Culture and Disabilities
  • Civil Rights
  • Healthcare Rights
  • Mental Health Rights
  • Special Education & 504 Rights
  • Youth to Adult Transition
  • Child Welfare and Disabilities
  • Alzheimer’s and Dementia
  • ADA Employment Rights, HIV, Lupus, Autism and Sickle Cell
  • Voting Rights
  • Autism
  • Police Engagement & Outreach
  • Abuse & Neglect
  • And more…

Keynote Speaker, Adrian FontesKeynote Speaker, Adrian Fontes
Maricopa County Recorder

Adrian Fontes is responsible for the administration and implementation of the election process for the fourth most populated county in the United States. Mr. Fontes is an Arizona native and has served in the U.S. Marine Corps , where he solidified his love of country and made him a strong advocate of the U.S. Constitution. He holds an undergraduate degree from Arizona State university and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Denver. Mr. Fontes has worked for the Denver DA’s Office, Maricopa County Attorney, The Arizona Attorney General, and in private practice before being duly elected as the Maricopa County Recorder in 2016.

Continuing Legal Education (CLEs) will be available for Attorneys.

Continuing Education Units (CEUs) will be available.

Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) CEUs will also be available.

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For more information on the Conference, sponsorship and vendor opportunities, please visit www.aacod.eventbrite.com or contact:

Renaldo Fowler, Arizona Center for Disability Law
(602) 274-6287 or

David Carey, ABILITY360
(602) 443-0723


February 16, 2018
8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Desert Willow Conference Center
4340 East Cotton Center Blvd.
Phoenix, AZ 85040 United States
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Arizona Center for Disability Law
Arizona Center for African American Resources