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