Mini Course Lecture December in Two Locations

Out of the Shadows: The Disability Civil Rights Movement from No Pity to Me Too

Presented by Joseph Shapiro, National Public Radio News Investigations Correspondent, creator of NPR’s Abused and Betrayed series and author of No Pity: People with Disabilities Forging a New Civil Rights Movement.Joseph Shapiro

Tuesday December 4, Pittsburgh
Wednesday December 5, Philadelphia

Event is free, but registration is required.
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Symposium March 23

Disability and Change III: Meaningful Life, Multiple Roles

Creating conversation that transcends any one-dimensional depiction of people with disabilities, and foregrounds the multidimensional lives of our speakers—as writers, educators, performers, and advocates.


April Event: Fierce Love and Parental Activism

Mini Course Lecture Series: Fierce Love and Parental Activism

This event features two round table discussions about the fierce love required to parent a child with an intellectual disability, or to parent as a person with an intellectual disability. Both discussions moderated by award winning Philadelphia Daily News journalist Ronnie Polaneczky.

Wednesday, April 6, 2016
This free event is open to the public. Registration required.
Time: 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM (registration and coffee begin at 8:30 AM)
Location: Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

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