Our vision

A Canadian  disability rights movement that reflects and represents the lived experiences of racialized people with disabilities

Our mission

To promote inclusion of racialized people with disabilities through anti-oppressive practice, research, representation and collaboration

Canadian Alliance on Race and Disability

raceanddisability.ca

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First ever Forum on Intersection of race and accessibility in Canada

Organizers expect more than 150 delegates to attend CARD One day forum on Intersection of race and accessibility on March 21, 2018. This is the first of its kind to be held in Canada. It coincides with the UN International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination to highlight the intersectionality of race and disability.

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Our objectives

  • To facilitate an alliance of ethno cultural and racialized networks of individuals with disabilities
  • To represent racialized individuals and organizations with disabilities in consultations and conversations about disability at a local provincial and national level
  • To engage and empower racialized individuals with disabilities to participate in the public discourse on disability
  • To produce and disseminate information on the intersection of race and disability with other identity markers

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Canadian Alliance on Race and Disability - CARD

Wow 6.2 million people with a disability in Canada.An estimated 1 in 5 Canadians (or 6.2 million) aged 15 years and over had at least one or more disabilities that limited them in their daily activities.

New data from the 2017 Canadian Survey on Disability (CSD):

• Analytical report: ow.ly/EM9430mMEhv
• Infographic: ow.ly/Vd1530mMEoi
• Video: ow.ly/Cf0j30mMEvq
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