Paralyzed Veterans of America to Honor Senator Bob Dole for Advocacy Work on Behalf of People with Disabilities

Presentation of Inaugural Gordon H. Mansfield Congressional Leadership Award

--()--Paralyzed Veterans of America:

WHO:

        Paralyzed Veterans of America
Sen. Bob Dole (R-KS), Honoree
 

WHAT:

Paralyzed Veterans of America, who was the leading veterans service organization dedicated to ensuring the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), will honor Sen. Bob Dole (R-KS) with its inaugural Gordon H. Mansfield Congressional Leadership Award, for his lifetime of advocacy work to promote equal opportunities for all people with disabilities, including his tireless efforts to ratify the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), and his continued support for veterans.
 

WHEN:

Tuesday evening, July 28, 2015

Media interested in photos from event/award presentation should contact Lani Poblete at lanip@pva.org or 202-412-1709.

About Paralyzed Veterans of America:

Paralyzed Veterans of America is the only congressionally chartered veterans service organization dedicated solely for the benefit and representation of veterans with spinal cord injury or disease. For nearly 70 years, Paralyzed Veterans has ensured that veterans have received the benefits earned through their service to our nation; monitored their care in VA spinal cord injury units; and funded research and education in the search for a cure and improved care for individuals with paralysis.

As a partner for life, Paralyzed Veterans also develops training and career services, works to ensure accessibility in public buildings and spaces, provides health and rehabilitation opportunities through sports and recreation, and advocates for veterans and all people with disabilities. With more than 70 offices and 34 chapters, Paralyzed Veterans serves veterans, their families, and their caregivers in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.

Contacts

Paralyzed Veterans of America
Lani Poblete, 202-412-1709

Release Summary

Paralyzed Veterans of America to Honor Senator Bob Dole for Advocacy Work on Behalf of People with Disabilities

Contacts

Paralyzed Veterans of America
Lani Poblete, 202-412-1709