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August 9th, 2012     by Julia Horel     Comments

TAKE A SICK DAY! At the AGO presented by Disabled Young People’s Project

Come share your know-how and come to know how we deal with our bodies and our health on our own terms. This is an event filled with wisdom, colour and the noise of change for those of us (young) people of colour who live with disabilities.

We will have: art food community strategy sessions Music attendant care ASL interpreters wheelchair accessibility gender neutral restrooms LGBTQ positive vibe Scent-free ALL INCLUDED WITH YOUR FREE ADMISSION

When/Where: AUGUST 18, 2012 10:30am-6:00pm ART GALLERY OF ONTARIO (AGO) 317 Dundas Street West, Toronto, ON

REGISTRATION IS OPEN UNTIL AUGUST 13th: Online Registration Form phone: 416-222-1153 x175 Email: twitter: @takeasickday facebook: dypp.proud blog: CLICK HERE TO WATCH Take a Sick Day TRAILER

send: chosen name, contact info and any accessibility/accommodation requests you require

*NOTE: Registration is open to Indigenous and racialized youth who self-identify as disabled; we who experience or live with physical, cognitive, emotional differences; and/or who are critical of being labeled disabled, disordered, dysfunctional, sick. As In: It’s about doing you. fullstop. period. no comma. Allies (non-Indigenous and non-racialized peoples), please contact the organizers at the e-mail address above for opportunities to volunteer at Take a Sick Day!

no shade. no shame. no apologies.

This event is supported by Kwemto, Griffin Centre, Artreach and AGO

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