The Union County Board of County Commissioners, the Department of Human Services and the Office for Persons with Disabilities are pleased invite our Union County residents for their “Night Out with the New York Red Bulls” event in honor of the 33rd Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
“Union County is thrilled to join hands and celebrate the progress we have made in creating an inclusive society and we invite all of our residents to join us for an unforgettable experience as we cheer on the New York Red Bulls and honor the strong spirit of individuals with disabilities,” said Commissioner Chairman Sergio Granados. “Let us come together, celebrate, and inspire each other as we continue on the path towards greater accessibility and equality for all.”
The event is Saturday, July 8, 2023 at 7:30 p.m., at the Red Bull Arena in Harrison. Tickets for the Red Bulls game are $35 and will include a $10 food voucher to use at the venue. Union County residents can purchase their tickets online through the Union County secure registration website, www.ucnj.org/opdsn-reg.
Union County regularly hosts inclusive programs for children and adults with autism, through the Union County Office for Persons with Disabilities and Special Needs, under the Division of Individual and Family Support Services of the Union County Department of Human Services.
The Office for Persons with Disabilities and Special Needs is the first such office in New Jersey, established in 2018 in the Department of Human Services. The Office for Persons with Disabilities and Special Needs hosts a variety of events and programs including special sessions at several Union County facilities.
July 26, 2023, marks the 33rd Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The ADA is a civil rights law that affirms and protects the rights of people with disabilities to participate in public life.
To find out more about special needs programs hosted by Union County, visit www.ucnj.org/dhs/opdsn/ or call 908-527-4807.