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REAL presenting March Dis/Representation’s Disability Conversation on March 31

Several REAL participants in photo

Above: Photo of three participants in the REAL program
conducted by the Disability Art and Culture Project.

REAL presenting March Dis/Representation’s Disability Conversation on March 31
Presenters to speak on Disability Justice and Pride

Reject Economic Ableist Limits (REAL) is having a Disability Conversation on March 31 with five presenters speaking about their perspectives and experience with Disability justice and Disability pride. The conversation will be from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in the Cascade Hall Room 209 on the Portland Community College Cascade Campus, 705 North Killingsworth.

Kiersi Coleman, Krista Gallagher, Mahad Geedi, Adbi Mohamed, and Myriaviani Rivier will speak on their takeaways from the Disability Culture and Justice Leadership Institute including the 10 principles of Disability Justice, intersectionality, and leadership of those most impact- ed, movement building, and how it impacted sense of agency and life choices. Presenters are graduates of REAL:Reject Economic Ableist Limits’ 2017-18 Disability Justice and Culture Leadership Institute. This event marks the completion of their practica in economic justice. 

REAL is a project of the Disability Art and Culture Project (DACP). They ask the community to watch for the 2018-19 Disability Justice and Culture Leadership Institute! Workshops led by local Disabled leaders and activists begin this fall, followed by winter practica. 

To find out about accommodations, transit & parking info, and more: visit the DACP’s REAL webpage or email DACP.