Pennhurst and the National disAbility Rights Movement
March 2, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Presenter: Jim Conroy, Pennhurst Memorial & Preservation
Learn about the story of the institution named Pennhurst, how it closed, and how that made Philadelphia a pioneer in the national disAbility Rights movement. Efforts are underway toward creating a national museum about this, the least well known of the great civil rights movements.
March is Intellectual Disability Awareness Month.