Intersection of Race and Accessibility - One Day Forum

Intersection of Race and Accessibility

One Day Forum


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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


8:30 AMRegistration/Breakfast
9:00 AMWelcome and Official RemarksDeputy Minister Marie-LisonFougère
Tamyka Bullen
ADM Susan Picarello
9:30 AMKeynote and Power ExerciseRabia Khedr
10:45 AMBreak
11:00 AMAccessibility Planning: What’s missing?Meenu Sikand
12:15 PMLunch and PoetryLeroy Ennis
1:15 PMCultural Journeys of Disability VignettesModerator: David Meyers*
Mazin Aribi
Sarah Jama
Yin Brown
Jeyasingh David
Selvamanikam (Bhrapa) Bhrapakaran*
2:30 PMBreak
2:45 PMIncorporating Anti -racism into AccessibilityModerator: Aseefa Sarang
Ayshia Musleh
Margaret Sanderson
Meenu Sikand
Fiona Cheuk
4:00 PMDebrief/Round Robin ExerciseRabia Khedr
4:30 PMClosing /Official Remarks/Evaluation