The UCLA Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) and the EDI Civil Rights Office, ADA/Section 504 Compliance Unit proudly present:

“50th Anniversary of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act”: A Panel Discussion on the Landmark Law for Individuals With Disabilities

Please join us for an illuminating panel discussion exploring the impact of Section 504 on UCLA and our society.


Wednesday, September 27, 2023 from 11:00 am – 12:30 pm PT


The event will take place via Zoom Webinar. Webinar link will be provided to attendees upon registration via the RSVP link below.


  • INTRODUCTION: Chandra Bhatnagar (UCLA Assistant Vice Chancellor for Civil Rights)
  • MODERATORYonit Kovnator (UCLA ADA/Section 504 Compliance Officer)
  • Christine Park-Gonzalez (District Director, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Los Angeles District)
  • Fernando Torres-Gil (Professor Emeritus of Social Welfare and Public Policy, UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs; Former Vice Chair, National Council on Disability)
  • Michael Garafola (Adaptive Sports and Recreation Coordinator, UCLA Recreation; Co-Chair, University Committee on Disability (UCOD))


Please RSVP via the following link:

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