Celebrating our Freedoms

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Jazz Fest Logo

City of Iowa City Fireworks/Jazz Fest

Downtown Iowa City

International Non-Binary People's Day

July 14 is recognized around the world as International Non-Binary People’s Day. This occasion shines a light on those who identify as non-binary and celebrates the rich diversity of the community.

The term “non-binary” describes someone who does not identify exclusively as a man or a woman. Non-binary folks may identify as being both a man and a woman or as falling completely outside these categories. Many non-binary people also identify as transgender, though not all do.

Nelson Mandela International Day

We celebrate Nelson Mandela International Day every year to shine light on the legacy of a man who changed the 20th century and helped shape the 21st. This is a moment for all to renew with the values that inspired Nelson Mandela. Absolute determination.

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Date: July 18, 2022

Disability Independence Day

National Disability Independence Day on July 26th commemorates the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) on July 26th, 1990. The ADA provides protection from employment discrimination as well as better access to goods, services, and communications for people with disabilities.

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Date: July 26, 2022

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Post to share: Today is #DisabilityIndependenceDay, which commemorates the signing of the ADA in 1990. We are constantly working as a University to make sure that we are accessible to all students.

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