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Reclaiming Our Bodies and Minds: Disability, Oppression, Action! Conference 2012
Reclaiming Our Bodies and Minds: Disability, Oppression, Action!
When: March 16, 17, 18, 2012
Where: Ryerson University, Student Centre, 55 Gould Street, Toronto
Reclaiming our Bodies and Minds: Disability, Oppression, Action! is a collaborative space for communities to come together, learn, network, and develop skills. Through a weekend of presentations, workshops, dialogue, arts, and engagement, participants will gain skills and knowledge to apply to community organizing, self-advocacy, systemic advocacy, and experiences in post-secondary institutions. We will spend the weekend exploring concepts of freedom, autonomy, and empowerment in order to reclaim services, experiences, and our bodies and minds!
Notable presenters include: Jeff Preston Tanya Titchkosky Farrah Khan Amy Sequenzia
Many workshops to attend, including:
What Do Changing Paradigms About Disability Teach Us About Our Past, Present and Future? Sanism, Madness and Social Work Education Anti-Oppressive Theatre Practice : Our Nation’s Storytellers Create Inclusion, Advocacy and Art Disability In Vogue: Or, How Peterborough Made ‘Criptonite’
Registration is free for students, $10-$20 for Community Members and $30-$50 for professionals.
To Register and for more information please see www.ryeaccess.ca or email firstname.lastname@example.org
RyeACCESS is currently looking for performers for the Friday night opening event for the Reclaiming Our Bodies and Minds: Disability, Oppression, Action! conference on March 16! If you are interested in performing, please email email@example.com