2020 Program

Event Program

Order of Program Beginning at 8pm ET on April 22nd

  • Welcome – Sachin Pavithran, AUCD Board President
  •  Introduction – John Tschida, AUCD Acting Executive Director
  •  Award presentation to Riva Lehrer – IL Senator Tammy Duckworth
  • Video of Riva’s work – slideshow narrated by Jalyn Marks, AUCD
  • Riva Lehrer Award Acceptance
  • Award presentation to Kinetic Light – Jeiri Flores, AUCD Board Council member
  • Video of Kinetic Light’s work – narrated by Kinetic Light
  • Kinetic Light Award Acceptance
  •  Introduction of Joe Shapiro, NPR – Jeiri Flores
  • Joe Shapiro speech
  • Thank you and close of program – John Tschida

Social Media Network

Stay connected by using hashtag Use #AUCD4AL

  • Watch Program on Facebook Live at 8:00 pm ET!  
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    • Share a picture of your attendance
    • Share what you are celebrating
    • Share why you support AUCD
    • Share what you are excited about for next year’s Gala!
  • Twitter @AUCDnews will host a gala Networking twitter chat starting at 7:00 p.m. ET.
    • Introduction, who you are and why your attending
    • Excitement about theme of disability in the arts
    • Appreciation of awardees
    • Excitement about celebrating #ADA30
    • Picture of your virtual gala outfit (casual or formal accepted)
    • Picture of your gala snacks and drinks (thematic names appreciated)

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