The Independence Center, nestled in the heart of Colorado Springs, is a beacon of empowerment for people with disabilities. Committed to promoting independence, inclusivity, and equal opportunities, the center provides various services and resources that enable individuals to lead fulfilling lives.
From advocacy to education, from adaptive sports to skill-building programs, The Independence Center's comprehensive approach leaves a lasting impact on the community. Teal Heath, the owner of Equinox HIT, is an esteemed board member of The Independence Center, a role she cherishes deeply.
On July 26, 2023, The Independence Center hosted its annual Fest-ABLE event, a joyous celebration commemorating the passage of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA). This remarkable occasion brought together individuals from diverse backgrounds to honor the spirit of inclusivity and advocate for the rights of people with disabilities. The event was filled with activities, live music, delectable food, and insightful presentations from partner agencies across the region.
Attendees enjoyed music by The BlindSide Band, a talented group of musicians that includes members who are blind or visually impaired. The band's performance was a highlight of the event, with their unique sound and energy captivating the audience.
The Independence Center's Fest-ABLE event is a testament to its commitment to promoting inclusivity and equal opportunities for individuals with disabilities.
It serves as an inspiration to the community and a reminder of the importance of advocating for the rights of people with disabilities.
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