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Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day & Disability Justice Growing from Allies to Accomplices

January 18, 2024 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm | Virtual Event

PM&R - Center for Disability Health and Wellness

This event aims to explore the connection between the Disability Rights movement and Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy. Michigan Disability Rights Coalition staff and CDHW community partner Tameka Citchen-Spruce will open with an introduction to the Disability Justice framework. Local community organizations will discuss what it means to work with and for individuals with disability and how their work aligns with Disability Justice and Civil Rights. This event is appropriate for all attendees interested in Disability Justice; no prior knowledge is required to attend. Communication Access Real-time Translation (CART) and American Sign Language (ASL) interpreting will be provided.

Speaker

  • Reshawna Chapple, PhD, MSW, LCSW, University of Central Florida
  • Tameka Citchen-Spruce Michigan Disability Rights Coalition
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