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Van Buren ISD – Conference Center

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490 S. Paw Paw Street
Lawrence, MI 49064 United States

November 2019

Rise Up! (Lawrence)

November 20, 2019 @ 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Van Buren ISD – Conference Center, 490 S. Paw Paw Street
Lawrence, MI 49064 United States
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RISE UP! Disability Resistance, History & Pride Many of us in the disability community are unaware of the depth of our culture and history and feel shame and stigma instead of pride around our disability identities. Family, friends and human service professionals also have a lack of knowledge of disability history and struggle to find ways to support our journey to disability pride. Let’s change that! Join us for this workshop with discussion and activities that promote knowledge of disability…

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December 2019

Movie: Monica & David (Lawrence)

December 11, 2019 @ 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Van Buren ISD – Conference Center, 490 S. Paw Paw Street
Lawrence, MI 49064 United States
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As part of our Van Buren Movie Series, we are hosting a showing and discussion of the film, Monica & David at the Van Buren ISD Conference Center in Lawrence. Monica & David explores the marriage of two adults with Down syndrome and the family who strives to support their needs. Monica and David are in love and want what other adults have—an independent life. While Monica and David are capable beyond expectations, their parents, aware of mainstream rejection of…

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