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Dis/Representation: “REAL: Reject Economic Ableist Limits, Panel on Disability Employment”

February 15, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

| Free

Portland Community College Cascade Campus
Student Union Room 203

The Disability Art and Culture Project is proud to announce receipt of a grant from the Kaiser Permanente Community Fund at Northwest Health Foundation, to support REAL: Reject Economic Ableist Limits.

Join our panel of disability activists to learn more about economic barriers for people with disabilities, and hear panelists’ personal experiences with employment obstacles. Q & A will follow. Audience feedback welcomed concerning economic justice, and policy issues for the REAL initiative. Become a REAL parnter! We’re recruiting more partners to work on economic justice for our community.

Panel on Disability Employment: Oregon Health Authority Office of Equity and Inclusion; Saara Hirsi, African Community Youth Organization; Kiel Moses, REAL / DACP Partner; Michelle Sobel, LCSW

This event is free and open to the public.

For information about accommodations, transit & parking, online participation, discussion materials and more, visit www.disrepresentation.com, or contact us at disabilityartculture@gmail.com.

Thank you to our REAL Partners: Autism Empowerment, Living Stages Theater, Oregon Association of the Deaf, Oregon Health Authority Office of Equity and Inclusion, Sankofa Collective Northwest, African Community Youth Organization, Kiel Moses, Michelle Sobel, and Terry Blosser.

REAL: Reject Economic Ableist Limits is made possible through a grant from the Kaiser Permanente Community Fund at Northwest Health Foundation.

Dis/Representation is made possible through a grant from the Multnomah County Cultural Coalition and the Oregon Cultural Trust, and our partnership with Portland Community College Disability Services.

Details

Date:
February 15, 2017
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
http://www.disrepresentation.com/schedule/real-panel-on-disability-employment-2-15-17/

Organizer

Disability Art and Culture Project
Website:
http://www.dacphome.org

Venue

Portland Community College Cascade Campus
705 N Killingsworth St
Portland, OR 97217
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