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Elise McMillan receives 2017 Freedom Award

Vanderbilt Kennedy Center UCEDD co-director Elise McMillan and Governor Bill Haslam were both honored with the 2017 Freedom Award from Disability Rights Tennessee. The Freedom Award honors Tennesseans who through their leadership have advanced the rights of people with disabilities. The awards were given during the Fourth Annual Disability Employment Awareness Luncheon on Oct. 24. The annual event brought together almost 300 business, nonprofit, government, and community leaders to network and learn how to create and strengthen diverse and inclusive workplaces.