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Disability Network Southwest Michigan

Rise Up: Disability Resistance, History & Pride

disability rights protestJoin us for an interactive workshop with discussion and activities that promote knowledge of disability history and support the journey to disability 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!

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 | 9:00–11:00 a.m.
John H. Dominguez Special Services Building
701 South Paw Paw Street, Lawrence, Michigan

Please pre-register: Miranda | | (269) 345-1516 x120.

This is a fragrance-free environment, please do not wear perfume, cologne or other scented products.

This workshop is presented by Disability Network Southwest Michigan in coordination with the Van Buren Intermediate School District.

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