Disability Pride Week Events (Feb. 2-9, 2018)
ABC's of Disability: Raising AWARENESS, Eliminating BARRIERS & Shaping CULTURE
Date: Friday, February 2, 2018
Time: 12pm - 1pm
Location: Kellogg Gym
Gaelynn Lea is a musician and winner of NPR Music's 2016 Tiny Desk Contest.
Galeynn is a strong voice in the disability community; she uses her music as a platform to advocate for people with disabilities and positive social change.
Remove the Word Retarded and Replace it with Respect
Dates: Tuesday, February 6 and Thursday, February 8, 2018
Time: 11am - 2pm
Locations: Bronco Commons (in front of BRIC) and University Quad
Spread the Word to End the Word is an ongoing effort to inspire respect and acceptance through raising the consciousness of society about the R-word and how hurtful words and disrespect can be toward people with intellectual disabilities and to promote the inclusion and acceptance of people with intellectual anddevelopmental disabilities. Sign the Pledge. Where your sticker with pride.
Disability in the Intersections: Queer, Crip, Bodyminds of Color
Date: Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Time: 3pm - 5pm
Location: Bronco Student Center, Andromeda AB
Join us for a community conversation about disability, oppression, and pride amongst disability justice activists, community organizers, and artists.
- Alice Wong - The Founder of the Disability Visibility Project®
- Lilac Vylette Maldonado - Community organizer / artivist.
- Laurent Corralez - 'Zinester
- Sade Musa - Runs Roots of Resistance
- Vanessa Durand - Admin of lafemmesofcolor on Tumblr, Co-creator of #femmesofcolorvisibility
Moderator: Dr. Kafai from CPP's Ethnic and Women's Studies department.
Ability Ally Training
Date: Friday, February 9, 2018
Time: 10am - 1pm
Location: Bronco Student Center, Lyra
Abilities Allies are a campus network of individuals who take a visible role in promoting disability awareness and supporting persons with disabilities.
Seats are limited. Registration is required.
For more information and to register visit http://www.cpp.edu/~ada/ability-ally-training.shtml