Intersection of Race and Accessibility
One Day Forum
CARD is an alliance of organizations serving the needs of diverse communities and racialized people with disabilities. Learn more about us at www.raceanddisability.ca and register now.
The purpose of this forum is to raise awareness about the barriers impacting racialized people with disabilities and to begin a conversation about an intersectionality approach to accessibility planning.
MC – Rafia Haniff-Cleofas
|9:00 AM||Welcome and Official Remarks||Deputy Minister Marie-LisonFougère|
ADM Susan Picarello
|9:30 AM||Keynote and Power Exercise||Rabia Khedr|
|11:00 AM||Accessibility Planning: Whats missing?||Meenu Sikand|
|12:15 PM||Lunch and Poetry||Leroy Ennis|
|1:15 PM||Cultural Journeys of Disability Vignettes||Moderator: David Meyers*|
|Selvamanikam (Bhrapa) Bhrapakaran*|
|2:45 PM||Incorporating Anti -racism into Accessibility||Moderator: Aseefa Sarang|
|4:00 PM||Debrief/Round Robin Exercise||Rabia Khedr|
|4:30 PM||Closing /Official Remarks/Evaluation|