THE 7TH ANNUAL TORONTO DISABILITY PRIDE MARCH
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2017
Starting at Queens Park (111 Wellesley Street West) and marching to the
School of Disability Studies at Ryerson (99 Gerrard Street East) from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Why we’re Marching:
- To bring recognition of the struggles and value of people with disabilities as we fight against ableism and other forms of oppression.
- To be visible and show that we have a voice in our community and a right to be heard by taking to the streets.
- To celebrate and take pride in ourselves as a community of people with disabilities.
BE LOUD, BE PROUD, COME MARCH WITH US!
We need volunteers and marshals for the march! If you have experience that is great, if not we still want you! If you aren’t sure what a marshal does, here’s a brief description. Please fill out the volunteer form if you are interested.
Some things you should know if you plan to attend.
The Toronto Disability Pride March aims to promote a cross-disability atmosphere, that also recognizes other forms of oppression such as race, class, gender, sexuality, sanism, etc. We believe the disability movement is strongest in a harmony of voices, not one homogeneous voice. We ask all those who plan to attend the march to respect this approach and the other people within the space of the march.
Just a reminder to book your rides for the march on Saturday if needed! If you need parking, it’s a bit complicated, but not impossible. Leave us an email and we’ll message you directly if you have parking questions.
Please note: accessible washrooms are not available at Queen’s Park. Please see information on accessible washrooms on the route page.
We would also like to invite people to bring their own noisemakers to the march -maracas, tambourines, etc. We won’t be able to bring noisemakers for people, but those who have them are welcome to bring them.
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