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Join In: The Power of Inclusive Allyship

Updated: Dec 15, 2022

BC Disability

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.


Spencer van Vloten is the editor of BC Disability. To get in touch, send an email to!


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