Community Living for All: ACL Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Olmstead

Twenty years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that separating and isolating people with disabilities from the rest of society is against the law under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The landmark case — Olmstead v. L.C. — has helped make it possible for many older adults and people with disabilities to live and participate in their communities.

On June 25, ACL and the HHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR) hosted an event in Washington, DC, to celebrate the last 20 years of progress and reflect on the work that still lies ahead.

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