Updated: Dec 15, 2022
November 28th, 2022
In honour of International Day of Persons with Disabilities, the Rick Hansen Foundation is hosting a live discussion on ‘The Power of Inclusive Allyship’ with allies, advocates, and people with lived experience. Please join in for what promises to be an engaging discussion about the importance of allyship and how you can be an ally for people with disabilities. Panelists will discuss:
The definition of allyship and its importance
What allyship means from a personal perspective, and
Tangible actions we can take to become better allies with the disability community
Date: Wednesday November 30th
Time: 10am-11am PST / 1pm – 2pm EST Where: Zoom
Panelists Rheanna Robinson, Spencer van Vloten, Laetitia Mfombani, Paulo Manuel Guerrero, and moderator Trish Kelly
Dr. Rheanna Robinson Assistant Professor, Department of First Nations Studies, University of Northern B.C.
Spencer van Vloten Writer, Editor of BC Disability, and Community Advocate
Laetitia Mfombani Accessibility Specialist, Rick Hansen Foundation
Paulo Manuel Guerrero Retail Associate & Product Tester at Lululemon and RHF Ambassador
Trish Kelly Managing Director, Untapped Accessibility
Even if you can’t join live, register now and we’ll send you the recording to watch at your convenience. The event will include live ASL interpretation and open captions.