Able SC celebrates 30th anniversary

April 1, 2024

March 26, Able South Carolina (Able SC) celebrated 30 years as Greenville’s premiere disability-led organization. The organization was honored with a proclamation from the City naming March 26th “Able South Carolina Day in Greenville.” Speakers included Able SC’s president and CEO, Kimberly Tissot, and the City of Greenville’s Mayor, Knox White. Special guests included various organization partners, board members, and staff.

“For three decades, Able SC has stood steadfast at the head of the disability rights movement in South Carolina. Through our tireless efforts, we have equipped countless individuals with the necessary tools and resources to lead fulfilling lives, fostered public understanding of disability issues, and tirelessly championed meaningful societal change,” stated Kimberly Tissot. “It’s truly exciting to gather on this special occasion as we celebrate 30 years of serving the disability community in Greenville. Throughout these three decades, we’ve amplified the voices of people with disabilities and driven real change by staying true to our mission: empowering individuals with disabilities to take control of their lives, educating the community to break down stereotypes and remove barriers, and advocating for access, fairness, and inclusion at every level.”

Following the proclamation reading and final remarks, those present enjoyed refreshments and networking among guests.