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Saturday, September 23rd, 2023

When: 10:00am - 1:00pm
Where: Public Square: The Gund Foundation Green
50 Public Square Cleveland, OH 44113 | map

The Northeast Ohio Coalition of Disability Organizations invites the people with disabilities living in Northeast Ohio and everyone who supports equal access to services for all people to attend the March for Access on Saturday, September 23 at Public Square in Downtown Cleveland.

Event Day:

  • 10am: Event begins with registration and accessible art stations
  • 11 am: Rally and Speakers
  • 11:30am: March for Access which will circle a few blocks around Public Square.
  • 12:30 - 1:00pm Stage performances back at Public Square
  • 1pm: Event ends
  • 2pm: Last shuttle to parking at Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities

This is a fully inclusive event, with ASL interpretation and captioning, a wheelchair charging station, anadult changing comfort station, and multiple accessible restrooms.

Free parking and accessible shuttleservice will be provided from the Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities at 1275 Lakeside Avenue.

The event will feature four ArtAdvocacy Stations, which include a Cleveland skyline mural, multiple collective art canvasses, t-shirtdecorating, wheelchair and assistive / mobility device bedazzling, recycled instrument creation, and more!

The March for Access will spotlight housing access, transportation access and voting access for the disability community in Greater Cleveland.

This event will feature speakers and solutions on these issues and provide information on how to support increased access for individuals with disabilities.

Everyone is invited to attend this free event.

Find more information about the March for Access, download the flyer and visit


LEAP is a member and participant of this event.

NOCDO, as a coalition of non-profit agencies, brings together community to celebrate The Americanswith Disabilities Act by coordinating efforts to expand access and opportunity.The member agencies of NOCDO, acting as a coalition, strengthen our collective voice by advocating on behalf of people with disabilities, creating awareness and support by educating memberorganizations on topics related to disability, and maintaining a space where agencies engage in open dialogue to broaden access to resources and networking opportunities.

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