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Section 504 at 50

UW’s 50th Anniversary of Section 504: Learn, Celebrate, & Innovate

Welcome to the University of Washington’s commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. In 1973, this landmark legislation laid the foundation for equal access and opportunities for individuals with disabilities, sparking a transformative journey towards inclusivity that continues to shape our institution.

As we honor this historic milestone, we invite you to explore our website to discover a rich tapestry of stories, events, and engagement opportunities that reflect our unwavering commitment to diversity, accessibility, and social justice. Join us in celebrating the progress made over the past five decades and the exciting strides ahead as we build a more inclusive campus together.

From enlightening historical retrospectives to thought-provoking conversations with trailblazers in disability rights, our 50th Anniversary platform is a hub of knowledge and community engagement. Together, we not only reflect upon the past but also illuminate the path forward toward a more equitable and accessible future.

President Cauce Celebrates UW’s 504at50