Mark Johnson

Mark Johnson is a well-known advocate and leader in the movement for disability rights. As a devoted community organizer, he is committed to participating in and leading actions that demand and inspire justice for marginalized voices within the disability community. In the early 1980s, he helped found ADAPT, an activist organization group committed to organizing around issues of accessibility and justice. He was involved with the Paralympic Games in Atlanta in 1996 and was a major organizer for the Spirit of ADA Torch Relay in 2000, an event that commemorated the signing of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) in 1990. He has served as the Director of Advocacy at the Shepherd Center in Atlanta and as Chair of The ADA Legacy Project, a group committed to recording, preserving, and promoting the history of the ADA.

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