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FREED Commemorates Ed Roberts Day

Today is Ed Roberts Day in California, and if you don’t know who Ed Roberts was, here’s a little history lesson for you…

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That’s FREED Center for Independent Living Executive Director Anna Acton. Acton says Roberts attended the University of California at Berkeley, and got involved in rights for the disabled, which eventually led to the Americans With Disabilities Act…

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FREED is having an open house today in honor of Ed Roberts Day. You can drop by the center at 2059 Nevada City Highway in Grass Valley until 4 o’clock this afternoon. Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger proclaimed Ed Roberts Day in 2010. Roberts died in 1995.

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