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Immigrants & Refugees with Disabilities will be the conversation topic at Dis/Representation's November 30th event

Group photo of Dis/Representation members

Above: A group photo of participants in the Dis/Representation Evolving Disability Conversations program.

Immigrants and Refugees with Disabilities to be topic
for November 30th Dis/Representation event

Dis/Representation’s “Evolving Disability Discussions” November 30th event will focus on Immigrants and Refugees with Disabilities from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Saara Hirsi and Abdi Mohamed will lead the November discussion. They will address systemic issues of Isolation, Employment, and Education faced by refugees with disabilities. The event is free and open to the public.

The event is at Portland Community College’s Cascade Campus’ Cascade Hall, Room 209, 705 North Killingsworth Street. Accommodations available upon request are: ASL Interpreters, Audio Description, Real-Time Captioning (CART), and Alternate Formats. For accommodation requests, please contact one week in advance to ensure they will be available at disabilityartculture@gmail.com.

For accommodations, transit and parking info, online participation, discussion materials and more, visit www. dacphome.org/programs/disrepresentation, or contact the Disability Art and Culture Project at disabilityartculture@gmail.com.

Please note that PCC visitors parking a vehicle are required to purchase and display a permit. Parking costs $2 for two hours. When attending PCC events, please refrain from parking on neighborhood streets.

Dis/Representation is made possible through a grant from the Multnomah County Cultural Coalition and the Oregon Cultural Trust, and our partnership with Portland Community College Disability Services.