Seeking Request for Proposals: Design and Development of Website for The ADA Legacy Project

Posted by Matt on March 15, 2013
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The ADA Legacy Project is pleased to request proposals for the design and development of its website.

Mission

The mission of The ADA Legacy Project is to honor the contributions of people with disabilities and their allies by:
preserving and promoting the history of the disability rights movement;
celebrating the impact of the Americans with Disabilities Act, as well as other related disability rights legislation and accomplishments; and
creating opportunities for inclusion, access, and equal rights for the future.
Purpose

The purpose of the website is to help the world understand disability rights as a human rights issue by:
Preserving our history
Celebrating our accomplishments
Educating our future

Goals

Create a web-based platform to engage and empower the public through:
Preservation: provide a “one-stop” portal that offers links to existing disability history exhibits, programs, collections, and resources; encourages safe-keeping of individual and organizational material; and involves the community in telling the story of disability history
Celebration: raise public awareness of various milestones – including the 25th anniversary of passage of the ADA – with links and interactive maps to connect to local activities
Education: raise awareness of current issues facing people with disabilities and opportunities to create a future where all people are accepted and valued for who and how they are
Provide a platform to raise funds to support The ADA Legacy Project
Track data sets on website activities to monitor progress, assess the impact, and identify ongoing needs

Values
A platform that invites participation from the community
A platform that is accessible
A platform that offers fresh content on a regular basis

Implementation Phases
Phase One: July 2013
Phase Two: January 2014
Phase Three: July 2014
Phase Four: January 2015

Request for Proposals

Web designers and developers are invited to submit proposals, including concepts and budget, to Kristen Vincent. All proposals will be reviewed and considered by the Communications Committee of The ADA Legacy Project. Preference is given to applicants with disabilities.

Questions

Contact Kristen Vincent, Coordinator for The ADA Legacy Project, at kristen@adalegacy.com or 770/823-4848.

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