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Celebrating 50 years of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 #RehabAct50

This year marks the 50th anniversary of a significant milestone in the fight for a diverse and equitable workforce. The Rehabilitation Act of 1973 was the first federal legislation to address access and equity for people with disabilities. It prohibits discrimination based on disabilities in federal agency programs, programs that receive federal financial assistance, federal employment, and the employment practices of federal contractors. The Act is divided into several sections, with Section 504 aiming to make educational programs and facilities accessible to all.

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