July 27, 2017
For more Information and Media contacts:
Tyler Frank………………(612) 791-0416
Rick Cardenas…………..(651) 357-8927
ADAPT Minnesota is a chapter of the national ADAPT. ADAPT is a grass-roots community that organizes disability rights activists to engage in non-violent direct action, including civil disobedience, to assure the civil and human rights of people with disabilities to live in freedom.
WHEN: July 27th 2017 Tonight at 7:30 Start picketing and leafleting; at 8pm we will make a statement asking the City of St. Paul to ensure us that the Skyways will stay open until 2am, as per city code. Our statement will also ask the Barrio and the Bulldog to join with us in wanting to keep the Skyways open.
WHO: ADAPT MN; People with Disabilities, Seniors and Residents of the Downtown St. Paul Community
WHAT: Members of ADAPT MN and allies will be picketing and leafleting.
WHERE: In front of the Barrio-235 Sixth St E- St. Paul and the Bulldog
WHY: A section of the skyway is being shut down, which gives access to all of downtown and to the Barrio.
This is a violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act ADA !!!
We need to let the owner of the building and the City of St Paul know we will NOT tolerate this!
We need full access to the Skyways!