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August 13, 2014 |
August 12 is International Youth Day, a day endorsed by the United Nations General Assembly in 1999 in a resolution upon the recommendation by the World Conference of Minsters Responsible for Youth.
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Talking Radical Radio

Anti-ableism in the city: Accessibilize Montreal

January 29, 2014
| Paul Tsuma and Aimee Louw talk about a new group that is challenging both physical barriers and the broader barriers of ableism in Montreal.
Length: 28:21 minutes (25.96 MB)
December 4, 2013 |
A delegation of development services activists marked International Day of Persons with Disabilities, holding a rally at the constituency office of the Minister of Community and Social Services.
a group of folks with physical disabilities on a city street at a protest
| December 3, 2013

International Day of Persons With Disabilities

In 1992, the conclusion of the United Nations decade of the disabled person (1982-1992) the General Assembly declared December 3 the International Day of Person’s with Disabilities.

Approximately 15% of the world’s population, over one billion people, live with some kind of a disability. That number is even bigger when people with mental illness, invisible disabilities and those who self identify are included. Disability can be many things to many people. The World Health Organization defines a disability as:

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Celebration to mark the International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 3:30pm - 6:30pm

Location

McMaster University student centre 3rd floor CIBC Hall
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, ON
Canada

Arts, Crafts, Music, Entertainment, Meet and Greet and the launch of the Accessibility Community of Practice website!

Refreshments will be provided

This event is wheelchair accessible

For religious, dietary or disability-related accommodations, or for assistance registering, please contact Ayshia Musleh, Accessibility Specialist: amusleh@mcmaster.ca or call 905 525 9140 x24644

RSVP at http://www.eventbrite.ca/org/5423048457?s=19809207.

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| November 10, 2013

AORTA Collective presents: Deconstructing Ableism

Saturday, October 12, 2013 - 11:00am - 7:00pm

Location

Gallery Gachet
88 E Cordova St.
Vancouver, Unceded Musqueam, Skwxwú7mesh, and Tsleil Waututh Territories, BC
Canada

People with disabilities face discrimination from individuals and systems built without them in mind that prevent them from being able to participate in or access spaces, resources, employment, or housing. This workshop will examine the systems of oppression that affect people with mental, physical, and emotional disabilities.

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