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Race and Ethnicity Caucus Presents “Safe Space for Race: Race and Disability”

November 25, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

A poster for a discussion about race and disability with a sketch of four faces. UTGSU Race and Ethnicity Caucus presents Safe Space for Race, November 25, 2020, 6-8pm on Zoom. Join us for a peer-facilitated discussion on race and disability. Registration required, closed captioning will be provided. We will be giving away gift cards so make sure you are following us on all socials!

This event will be an open discussion on disability in marginalized communities facilitated by executive members of the Race and Ethnicity Caucus. We are excited to create a safe (virtual) space for students and community members to share their stories of disability and race-related experiences. 

Disability is often regarded as a lack, a deficiency, and a thing to be fixed within an individual. Disability, when regarded as such, is undesired. This story of disability is not new and perhaps one you have told or been told. But what other stories of disability might we know that perceive disability as more than just a problem? What happens when the story of disability meets the story of race? What does it mean to experience disability and race together? During this peer-facilitated session, we will share stories of disability and race, discussing the ways we have learned to understand disability and race together as well as apart. 

When: November 25th from 6-8pm. 
Registration required: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/safe-space-for-race-race-and-disability-tickets-128561987365


November 25, 2020
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm