2023 AAPD Leadership Awards Virtual Gala

Georgia Senator Raphael Warnock to Receive Capitol Leadership Award from AAPD

The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) announces its 2023 AAPD Leadership Awards Virtual Gala on Thursday, April 20th, 2023, at 6:30 p.m., Eastern time.

AAPD is proud to recognize U.S. Senator Reverend Raphael Warnock with the Capitol Leadership Award for being a lead advocate for people with disabilities in Georgia and beyond. His commitment to people with disabilities and the broader civil rights movement strengthens us as a community as we work together toward true equality.

Previous recipients of the Capitol Leadership Award include Majority Leader Hoyer, U.S. Senator Duckworth, Senator Cory Booker, U.S. Senator Bob Casey, U.S Senator Elizabeth Dole, U.S. Senator Tom Harkin, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley, and Congresswoman Debbie Dingell, among others.

Tickets for this virtual, online event are free and open to everyone.

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The AAPD Leadership Awards Gala is the one night a year that the disability community comes together with business and government leadership to celebrate the progress of disability rights. This year’s Gala will provide a unique opportunity for AAPD’s partners, supporters, colleagues, and friends to demonstrate their continued support for access, equity, and inclusion.

American Sign Language interpreting, captioning, and audio description will be provided. The watch links will be shared closer to the event.

News source: aapd.com/programs/events/leadership-awards