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City of Worcester Commission on Disability Film Screening

Join the City of Worcester Commission on Disability for a special documentary screening of Lives Worth Living, a film by Eric Neudel. 
People with disabilities are one of the largest minorities in the United States. But for most of American history, they occupied a sub-class of millions without access to everyday things most citizens take for granted: schools, apartment buildings, public transportation, and more. 

After World War II, however, things began to change, thanks to a small group of determined people with an unwavering determination to live their lives like anyone else, and to liberate all disabled Americans of the limitations their government refused to accommodate.

Lives Worth Living traces the development of consciousness of these pioneers who realized that in order to change the world they needed to work together. This film is an oral history, told by the movement's mythical heroes themselves, and illustrated through the use of rare archival footage.

This event is one of a series of events hosted by the Commission on Disability to commemorate the 28th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities. For more information and to request accommodations contact disabilities@worcesterma.gov or 508-799-8486

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