A block of rooms has been reserved for law symposium participants at the Holiday Inn-Inner Harbor, located at 301 West Lombard Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21201.
Rooms may be reserved for April 13 and 14, 2011, at the rate of $144.00 per night (includes breakfast buffet), plus applicable taxes and surcharges, by calling the hotel directly at (410) 685-3500 and requesting the National Federation of the Blind block, group number 345091.
Reservations must be made by 3:00 p.m., March 23, 2011. The NFB will provide a free morning and evening shuttle between the hotel and Jernigan Institute. Participants who will be staying at the Holiday Inn and who require accessible transportation should contact Lou Ann Blake by April 12, 2011.
Symposium materials will be provided in print, large print, and Braille. Participants who require other accommodations should contact Lou Ann Blake by April 7, 2011.
The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) and the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) will host the fourth Jacobus tenBroek Disability Law Symposium, "Bridging the Gap Between the Disability Rights Movement and Other Civil Rights Movements," on April 14-15, 2011, at the National Federation of the Blind Jernigan Institute in Baltimore. The symposium will seek solutions to address the misconception that disability rights is not a civil rights issue.