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Disability Network – St. Joseph Office

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2900 Lakeview Ave
St. Joseph, MI 49085 United States
269-985-0111 www.dnswm.org

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August 2018

Lunchtime Book Club (St. Joe)

August 1 @ 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Disability Network – St. Joseph Office, 2900 Lakeview Ave
St. Joseph, MI 49085 United States
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This month we will be discussing the book AND watching the MOVIE!* THE BOOK: The Fault in Our Stars (By: John Green)Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal. But when a gorgeous plot-twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel’s story is about to be completely rewritten. Insightful, bold, irreverent, and raw, The Fault in Our Stars is award-winning-author John Green’s most ambitious and…

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Disability Pride 2018 – St. Joeseph

August 10 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Disability Network – St. Joseph Office, 2900 Lakeview Ave
St. Joseph, MI 49085 United States
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Society sends messages to people with disabilities that disability is “bad” — something we should fix, change or hide. We don’t agree! At our Disability Pride workshops we will explore and celebrate our disabilities as an important part of who we are. Join Us for Pride Events throughout the Region. These free workshops are for people with disabilities and presented by people with disabilities. These workshops are free; however, we ask that you pre-register with Miranda at 269-345-1516 x120. Let…

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September 2018

Ableism 101 – St. Joseph

September 26 @ 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Disability Network – St. Joseph Office, 2900 Lakeview Ave
St. Joseph, MI 49085 United States
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Ableism 101: Everything you know about disability is (probably) wrong! Join us as we discuss and dismantle harmful cultural ideas around disability. At this workshop you will have the opportunity to: Explore how the language we use around disability is a key component to supporting equality or perpetuating stigma Identify and challenge your own unconscious bias around disability Learn how to support the disability rights and disability justice community in Southwest Michigan Register: Workshops are free; however, we ask that…

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