All the Way to the Top Book Release
Annette Bay Pimentel and Jennifer Keelan-Chaffins will discuss and sign All the Way to the Top: How One Girl’s Fight for Americans with Disabilities Changed Everything.
Jennifer Keelan was determined to make a change–even if she was just a kid. She never thought her wheelchair could slow her down, but the way the world around her was built made it hard to do even simple things. Then the Americans with Disabilities Act, a law that would make public spaces much more accessible to people with disabilities, was proposed to Congress. And to make sure it passed, Jennifer went to the steps of the Capitol building in DC to convince them. And, without her wheelchair, she climbed.