Join us at our 2021 Gala!

On a background of weathered parchment paper cut like a ticket is a series of ornate interlocking boxes. In the middle, text reads “ASAN Gala Express.” Underneath is “Boarding Nov. 17-19 2021.” The ticket is stamped with a purple stamp made of the ASAN logo. In the top right corner is ‘No. 15.”

All aboard! Join us for this year’s virtual gala, featuring events and activities spread across three evenings instead of just one. Our first virtual gala last year was a roaring success — having it online means more people can join in, and we hope you will! We’re so excited to share the gala with disability community members and allies from across the country and around the world, who usually wouldn’t be able to attend in-person.

The gala will be held from Wednesday, November 17th to Friday, November 19th. There will be lots of exciting ways for you to participate like film screenings, giveaways, panels, and more! Events will be online across a variety of platforms. We ask that our gala attendees donate if they are able to do so, but donations are not required to attend.

Be sure to RSVP on Facebook to stay in the loop. We’ll announce our honorees and speakers soon.

Everyone’s welcome. Let’s celebrate self-advocacy for all and lay the track to make that possible.
For more information about gala sponsorship opportunities, contact Jean Winegardner at