Diversability

Diversability is an award-winning social enterprise to rebrand disability through the power of community.

Diversability is an award-winning movement to rebrand disability through the power of community.

May
30
5:30 PM17:30

Outing: Ruderman Foundation dinner and workshop

Come to the Ruderman Foundation's FREE Dinner & Workshop!

Topic: How to Better Engage your Audiences
Date: Wednesday, May 30th
Time: 5:30pm - 8pm
Location: Ruderman Family Foundation - 2150 Washington St #225, Newton, MA 02462

To RSVP email Meir@RudermanFoundation.org and include any accommodations or allergies!

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Diversability Unplugged: On Allyship - Lightning Talks
May
31
6:00 PM18:00
SF

Diversability Unplugged: On Allyship - Lightning Talks

 Image description: blue overlay on a rectangular image of the Golden Gate Bridge. In the top right, text in blue "On Allyship". Underneath, a blue bar with white text "Thursday, May 31 | 6-8pm PT | ThoughtWorks SF"

Image description: blue overlay on a rectangular image of the Golden Gate Bridge. In the top right, text in blue "On Allyship". Underneath, a blue bar with white text "Thursday, May 31 | 6-8pm PT | ThoughtWorks SF"

What does it mean to be an ally? How has an ally helped you?

When we found out our friend Melinda Epler from Change Catalyst (we have been a proud community partner of the Tech Inclusion events) was going to be giving a talk on allyship next month, we wanted to give her a platform to practice her talk and give others the opportunity to share their thoughts as well.

Speakers (in alphabetical order):

  1. Matthew Cahill, Founder, The Percipio Company
  2. Brittany Déjean, Founder & CEO of AbleThrive
  3. Melinda Briana Epler, Founder & CEO, Change Catalyst
  4. Corey Ponder, Privacy Program Manager, Facebook
  5. Charu Sharma, CEO, NextPlay.ai

This event is open to the public so invite your friends. People of all abilities and from all communities are invited and welcome.

Tickets: http://onallyship.eventbrite.com

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Outing: Breaking the Silence Storytelling Event
May
31
7:00 PM19:00
NYC

Outing: Breaking the Silence Storytelling Event

  • The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join Suffering the Silence for a night of storytelling featuring stories from the chronic illness community!

Event Information: 

  • Free admission
  • Doors open at 6:30pm
  • Event begins at 7pm
  • Please show Photo ID at the front desk

Accessibility Information:

  • Two elevators to the 2nd floor
  • Two wheelchair accessible restroom
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Partner: "Take A Look At This Heart" Film Screening - SF Premiere
Jun
4
6:00 PM18:00
SF

Partner: "Take A Look At This Heart" Film Screening - SF Premiere

Join Diversability and our friends at AbleThrive for a free screening and the San Francisco premiere of "Take A Look At This Heart," a documentary film about love, sexuality, and the human bond within the disability community. 

Come see the San Francisco premiere of Take A Look At This HeartBen Duffy's latest documentary film about love, sexuality, and the human bond within the disability community. The film takes you on a journey into the lives of 17 very unique people; some with disabilities and the partners who love them, others struggling to get by in a world that seems to often overlook them. In exploring the confidence and unconditional love that these humans have for themselves and each other, you may begin to question your own notions on life, love, and what it means to really feel in every sense of the word.

Here's the trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UXpAU9w8pcs

Sexuality has traditionally been a taboo topic when it comes to disability, but this film brings people with disabilities to the forefront to share their stories. 

Join us for a screening of the film, with refreshments and some time to mix and mingle. All are welcome! 

6:00pm Doors Open
6:15pm Film Starts
7:45 Time to Mix and Mingle

Free ticket: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/take-a-look-at-this-heart-sf-premiere-tickets-46090980363

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Outing: Disability Pride Parade PA
Jun
16
10:00 AM10:00

Outing: Disability Pride Parade PA

Join us at the disability pride parade in Philadelphia on June 16th, 2018. Supported by the Mayor's Commission for People with Disabilities, this is a great opportunity to show off your disability pride. For more info, contact Vicki at disabilitypridepa@gmail.com or visit www.disabilitypridephiladelphia.com 

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Jun
20
12:00 PM12:00
SF

Outing: Asian Arts Museum hosting a community charrette

  • 200 Larkin Street San Francisco, CA, 94102 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Asian Art Museum has recently formed an internal Accessibility Taskforce
with members of staff working toward creating a more accessible and inclusive
museum for individuals and diverse groups of people. We want to hear your
perspectives so we can learn from you; your stories will help shape our short and
long-term accessibility strategy.


To hear your stories, the Accessibility Taskforce is launching a new initiative to
engage a cross-section of the diverse, Bay Area disability community. As the focus
of this initiative, the museum is hosting a series of quarterly “Community
Charrettes”, which provide staff the opportunity to learn about your experiences
both in the Asian Art Museum and other museums you’ve visited.


Although they know that access is a complex process and what works for one group
may not work for another, we are committed to listening to your feedback and
striving to improve the museum experience for visitors with a wide range of
disabilities.


Objectives of the Community Charrettes:
 Hear stories about and insights into the AAM guest experience from a
broad range of perspectives. The focus may include: way-finding and
navigation; staff awareness and cultural competencies; digital technology;
labels; programmatic offerings
 Expand museum offerings for disability communities. For example:
o Tours (self-guided audio tours, descriptive and tactile tours, ASL-
interpreted)
o Graphics standards (labels, way-finding, font size)
o Exhibition/rotation design

o Programs that consider disability
 Improve the museum guest experience for all visitors


To accomplish these objectives, four Community Charrettes are being scheduled
over the next year. For these charrettes, the Accessibility Taskforce is inviting
members of the different disability communities to the Asian Art Museum for
solutions-based listening tours through our galleries and public spaces.


The first Community Charrette was held in April and we had a great response
from the people who participated. We hope you join us for the next charrette,
which will be held from 12–4 PM on Wednesday, June 20. The third charrette is
scheduled for a Saturday in September so we may accommodate anyone unable
to attend weekend workshops.


Snacks and ASL interpretation are provided. Please use the contact information
below to request other accommodations. Charrettes will be held at the Asian Art
Museum and free admission will be provided to all participants.


Space is limited; registration required. All participants must register by emailing or
calling Allison Wyckoff, 415-581-3666; awyckoff@asianart.org. They will create a
waitlist and prioritize anyone who didn’t get a spot for one of the next Charrettes.
Please contact them with questions!

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Diversability at NYC Disability Pride Parade
Jul
15
11:00 AM11:00
NYC

Diversability at NYC Disability Pride Parade

Commissioner Victor Calise of the Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities, Mike LeDonne of Disability Pride NYC and Elisabeth Axel of Art Beyond Sight are inviting you to be part of the fun and action at the 2018 New York City Disability Pride Parade and Festival. This year, we are aiming to make the parade bigger and better than ever! 

On Sunday, July 15 at 11:00AM we will be marching from Union Square Park to Madison Square Park. At the end of the march we will be continuing our celebration with a post-parade festival and entertainment, which will include food, live music and informational booths.

This year, let’s take the pride, resolve and future in our hands. The thriving starts with us, united through our mutual sharing and respect. 

Complete this form to join Diversability's group at the NYC Disability Pride Parade: https://goo.gl/forms/WPQDdr7nPNHZFgWW2

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Outing: 2018 OHMI Conference and Awards
Sep
7
to Sep 8

Outing: 2018 OHMI Conference and Awards

  • The Royal Birmingham Conservatoire (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The ability for full and undifferentiated participation in music for people with physical disabilities is a subject only recently receiving attention. Hosted by the OHMI
Trust, in collaboration with Birmingham City University and Queen Mary University
of London, this conference aims to share knowlege and stimulate developments in
instrument design and provision.

The conference will bring together current multi-disciplinary researchers, disabled
musicians, teachers, charities, funders, and government agencies. Recently developed
instrument designs will also be demonstrated.


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Diversability NYC Meetup
May
17
6:30 PM18:30
NYC

Diversability NYC Meetup

Hello, Diversability NYC friends! It’s been a while...let’s re-connect! Join us for a fun and casual meetup at 6:30 pm on Thursday, May 17th. Location: ThoughtWorks, 99 Madison Avenue, 15th floor, NY, NY 10016. This site is wheelchair accessible. Other accommodation requests may be submitted via the registration form (please read below.) Light snacks will be provided.

Registration fee is $5 (let us know, if cost is an issue.) Please use the link provided below to complete the registration form and submit payment via Venmo (search for @diversability). 
Guests of Diversability members are welcome!

We hope to see you on 5/17!

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/223711668374985/

Registration form: https://tinyurl.com/diversabilitymeetgreet

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May
17
6:00 PM18:00
SF

Outing: Discover Your Best Selfie with Tatiana Lee for GAAD

On Global Accessibility Awareness Day, explore how to take your best self-portrait with Tatiana Lee, creator of the blog Accessible Hollywood. She’ll share her mission of empowering people to connect with others regardless of their abilities or surroundings. She’ll show you how to use accessibility features on your Apple Watch and iPhone, then you’ll get hands-on taking your best selfie.

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Outing: WITH Designing for Disability
May
16
6:00 PM18:00
NYC

Outing: WITH Designing for Disability

The event is a deconstructed art exhibit/fashion show and commentary on the body as spectacle and society's obsession with body image. It turns a cast of diverse and extreme bodies into a sculpture court where the performers are the sculptures. ON DISPLAY began as a simple human sculpture court and is now a movement, a growing portfolio of works that explore and demonstrate inclusion through art. 

Reserve tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/with-tickets-43886569912

Any questions? Email hello@inclusivecollective.org! 

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Outing: Rally & March for Accessibility: 72nd St. B/C Station
May
7
10:00 AM10:00
NYC

Outing: Rally & March for Accessibility: 72nd St. B/C Station

On onday, a t 10: am, we invite you to join the Access Denie ampaign, ssemblymember Linda Rosenthal, elected officials, disability activists, and esidents for a rally at the closure of the 2nd Street B/C station.

The station will undergo an overhaul as part of the MTA's Enhanced Station Initiative and will be entirely closed for months but will not be made accessible for people with disabilities and seniors.

esidents, seniors, and disabled riders re p in arms ver the lack of AD acces included in the station renovation and the absence of meaningful community inpu in the closure. We're calling on the TA to stop overhauling stations without adding ADA accessibility and to produce a clear plan to reach 100% station accessibility for all New Yorkers.

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Outing: SheLift Mother's Day Brunch
May
6
11:00 AM11:00
LA

Outing: SheLift Mother's Day Brunch

Join some great organizations for a Mother's Day Brunch in Malibu!


What to expect:

Welcome wine reception
Farm to Table lunch by Chef Ella Freyinger, Inc. 
Introduction to our Young Hearts Spring 2018 Honorees
(Jordana Brewster presenting Alliance of Moms and Ali Fedotowsky presenting SheLift)
Live musical performances by Keith Harkin and Jennifer Paskow
Silent Auction
Boutique shopping experience


Meet the hosts:

Young Hearts: Continuing the legacy of her mother, Jane Seymour, Katie Flynn has founded Young Hearts, along with her dear friends and co-chairs Ella Freyinger and Adee Zach. This talented trifecta of women are collectively bringing their individual passions and vision towards supporting and raising awareness for philanthropic organizations that inspire and empower their community.  

Young Hearts is an extension of the Open Hearts Foundation. Our purpose is to continue the Open Hearts mission through the younger generations by creating accessible opportunities and events to support current and future philanthropists. 

The Open Hearts Foundation is a social impact accelerator that is committed to empowering emerging and growing nonprofit organizations, whose origins and mission are consistent with the precepts of the Open Hearts philosophy.

She Lift: SheLift empowers girls with physical differences to improve self-acceptance and confidence through outdoor adventures and body-positive mentorship. SheLift provides experiences to young women with disabilities to help them live authentic lives and connect with others. SheLift aims to normalize differences while developing, challenging, and nurturing girls’ physical and emotional abilities.

Alliance of Moms: Founded in 2014, Alliance of Moms is a membership-based program that supports pregnant and parenting teens in LA County's foster care system. As an organization, they are a part of the Alliance for Children's rights, a four-star Charity Navigator nonprofit founded in 1992. Their flagship program is Raising Baby, has a curriculum focused on early brain development.
 


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Partner: The United State of Women 2018 Summit #USOW2018
May
5
to May 6
LA

Partner: The United State of Women 2018 Summit #USOW2018

Barriers were meant to be broken. We’re thrilled to be partnering with The United State of Women to bring together 5,000 women, girls, and allies who are committed to finding solutions to gender inequity at the #USOW2018.

If you would like to attend as a guest of Diversability, please contact us.

Join us in Los Angeles this May → theunitedstateofwomen.org

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Outing: Radical Impact Tour San Francisco
May
4
to May 6
SF

Outing: Radical Impact Tour San Francisco

AXIS Dance Company hits the stage in San Francisco with The Radical Impact Tour May 4-6, 2018 at Z Space. AXIS will perform the headline work Radical Impact created by internationally renowned AXIS Artistic Director and Choreographer Marc Brew, in collaboration with JooWan Kim Artistic Director of Ensemble Mik Nawooj, and accompanied by a live string quartet. Other works featured in the triple bill include, The Reflective Surface choreographed by Bay Area notable Amy Sewiert, Artistic Director of Sacramento Ballet. The Reflective Surface offers seamless partnering and precise unison set to an original score by musician Darren Johnston with exquisite lighting design by Allen Willner. The program is rounded offwith a newly commissioned work Historias rotas (Broken Stories) choreographed by Nadia Adame, former AXIS company dancer, with an original score by Paul Shapera. Historias rotas explores how we carry the baggage of our ancestors and how our experiences and identities are shaped by these stories. The Radical Impact Tour will shatter your assumptions and move you to your core with its bold offerings, extending a complexity that reflects lived experiences of a diverse group of artists. The SF Chronicle describes Radical Impact as "fearless and contemporary, inventive and reinvigorated.” The Radical Impact Tour is not to be missed!

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Outing: CTP Graduation
Apr
27
5:30 PM17:30
SF

Outing: CTP Graduation

Join CTP to celebrate the accomplishments of CTP’s 2018 graduates!

CTP Graduation April 27th starting at 5:30 pm at the Ed Robert’s Campus @ Ashby BART.

Once again they have the chance to celebrate the success of our students. Join them to support 15 amazing individuals as they complete their training and begin their job search. It is so important that they know the local community believes in their hard work.

Join for dinner and CTP’s famous graduation program. The evening will conclude with dessert and drinks while we race our robots down the building’s spiral wheelchair ramp!


 

Become a Business Sponsor!
 

Each year, CTP partners with a select group of local businesses and to sponsor our graduations. Being a graduation sponsor allows a local business to showcase their support for independent career training programs for the broader disability community. CTP works closely with each business sponsor to make sure their financial and/or in-kind support provides the desired level of marketing visibility and value.

Helpful links

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Outing: Adaptive Sports, Recreation and Living Expo
Apr
21
11:00 AM11:00
NYC

Outing: Adaptive Sports, Recreation and Living Expo

On Saturday, April 21st the 2018 Adaptive Sports, Recreation and Living Expo will be held with some new products this year like the Off-road Track Chair, OGO (Segway Power chair), Whill Chair, as well as, many other wonderful vendors will be onsite. Try out bikes, rowing, etc. Plus we will be raffling off an Amazon Echo.  Hope to see you there.

For more information call (847) 786-4189 or visit unitedspinalhudsonvalley.org

 

 

 

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Apr
20
12:00 PM12:00

Online: #RecruitDisabilityTalent Virtual Career Invitational for Experienced Candidates with Disabilities

The USBLN GFG companies are committed to finding, growing and keeping talented individuals with disabilities (click here for a definition of disability).

Through the Virtual Career Invitational Event organized by the USBLN with Bender Consulting, the participating companies are seeking professionals with disabilities who have a minimum of 2 years’ work experience in STEM, Finance or Business. Early career and experienced candidates are encouraged to participate.

More info here: http://www.usbln.org/RecruitDisabilityTalent/

 

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Online: USBLN Virtual Career Fair
Apr
20
12:00 PM12:00

Online: USBLN Virtual Career Fair

The USBLN Going for the Gold companies are inviting professionals with disabilities who have a minimum of 2 years work experience in STEM, finance, or business to attend a Virtual Career Invitational Event, Friday, April 20th, 12:00-2:00 PM ET. It’s an excellent opportunity for qualified candidates to virtually meet representatives from 11 Fortune 500 companies from the convenience of their homes or offices.

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Apr
18
6:00 PM18:00
NYC

Outing: Disability Inclusion @FB

Facebook's employee resource group, Disability Inclusion @FB, will be hosting a fireside chat and networking event next Wednesday, April 18th at6pm in their NYC office. It's a great opportunity to learn and have an open discussion about how Facebook recruits people with disabilities, how they build accessibility into their tools and products, and how they build external partnerships. If you're a Lime Network member in NYC who is interested in learning more about Facebook, we strongly encourage you to attend!

For more information: Search for Alex Reyes' post in our Facebook community group.

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Outing: San Francisco Tech Council Meeting
Apr
18
4:00 PM16:00
SF

Outing: San Francisco Tech Council Meeting

MEETING HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Featured Speaker/Discussion: We are delighted to welcome Meals on Wheels CEO Ashley McCumber to the April meeting. Ashley's topic is More Than a Meal: Nourishing the Whole Person. MOW is well known for delivering nutritious meals to homebound seniors, but it also supports seniors through safety checks, nutrition counseling, social work visits, home safety and urgent needs, and extensive volunteer support. Following Ashley's presentation, we'll discuss takeaways from MOW's experience that might apply to addressing the digital access and literacy needs of isolated older adults and people with disabilities through the Connectivity + Initiative.
  • Internet Safety: Ahmad Sultan, a cybersecurity researcher working with Alex Banh, will present his research on internet safety issues among digitally excluded SF residents. He'll also address current and proposed efforts by the City to provide training and support.
  • Connectivity + Initiative updates, progress and successes!

RSVP to: susan@susanpoor.com

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Apr
14
10:00 AM10:00
NYC

Outing: Designing for and Teaching Accessibility

To raise awareness and provide specific examples of ways to incorporate principles of accessibility into professional practice and design education, Design Incubation and AIGA/New York is inviting a group of scholars, practitioners and industry leaders to discuss accessible digital design and its relevance to the New York design community. A morning panel discussion will provide a venue for experts to share their knowledge and an optional afternoon workshop will promote understanding of basic accessibility issues, concepts and best practices.


Following the panel, 

Bo Campbell, an Accessibility Design Lead for IBM, will conduct a workshop on accessible design while focusing on disability as a design challenge. Participants will explore how and when to apply accessibility in the design and development process and will use empathy exercises to understand why accessibly is important for users with differing cognitive and physical abilities. Campbell will also discuss IBM’s inclusive design framework and will describe some of the training methodologies taught to new employees at the company. Through a series of exercises, attendees will have the opportunity to learn how to apply the ideas and methodologies presented during the workshop to specific educational and/or practice-based design scenarios.

All are welcome, but this workshop will be most useful for designers and educators who less familiar with best practices around accessible design and want to learn more about how to practice and/or teach inclusive design.


Schedule:

9:45AM-10:00AM Attendee check-in
10:00AM-12:00PM Panel Discussion
1:00PM-4:00PM Workshop (limited space)


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Outing: Chicago Inclusive Dance Festival
Apr
14
9:00 AM09:00

Outing: Chicago Inclusive Dance Festival

  • Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

If you are a dancer with or without a disability and are going to be in the Chicago Land Area please join Infinity Dance Company for a day of creative, inclusive, fun at our Inclusive Dance Festival. These classes are appropriate for highly trained dancers, brand new dancers, ALL people with a diverse body & mind are welcome.

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Outing: Intro to Wheelchair Curling Clinic
Mar
31
6:15 PM18:15
SF

Outing: Intro to Wheelchair Curling Clinic

The San Francisco Bay Area Curling Club is excited to host a set of learn-to-curl clinic for wheelchair curling. Wheelchair curling is played with the same rocks and on the same ice as traditional curling, except the rocks are thrown using a stick and there is no sweeping. It has been a Winter Paralympic sport since 2006. The sport of curling is unique in that able-bodied and wheelchair curlers can play together with few rules modifications! SFBACC's certified instructors will teach you the basics of the sport followed by the opportunity to play your own game of curling. All ages welcome.

Preregister here: http://www.bayareacurling.com/wheelchair-clinic

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Outing: One For All: Building a Better Future with Inclusive Design
Mar
27
6:00 PM18:00

Outing: One For All: Building a Better Future with Inclusive Design

During this event a panel will explore the principles of inclusive design, real-world examples, and best-practices for businesses to implement them, including:

  • Recognizing exclusion – and the challenges of problem-solving without personal bias.
  • Learning from diversity – utilizing individual differences to create a more complete picture of humanity.
  • Solve for one, extend to many – designing for disabilities has been proven to have universal benefits.

Join them on March 27th as we explore this incredibly timely topic. Tickets are free and may sell out – reserve yours while you can! #SVFInclusive

To learn more about Microsoft’s Inclusive Design initiative, click here.

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DC Outing: LINK20 Workshop on 'How to Better Engage your Audiences'
Mar
27
6:00 PM18:00
DC

DC Outing: LINK20 Workshop on 'How to Better Engage your Audiences'

Join Link20 on March 27th for a workshop on how to better engage your audience!


Agenda: 

   1. Dinner & Networking (beginning at 5:30pm)

   2. Presentation & Conversation - Link20 Update

   3. Workshop on Engaging your Audiences

   4. Closing Thoughts


To RSVP email Meir Zimmerman (meir@rudermanfoundation.org) or Rinat Kisin (rinat@rudermanfoundation.org) and include any accommodations or allergies!

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NYC Outing: LINK20 Workshop on 'How to Better Engage your Audiences'.
Mar
26
6:00 PM18:00
NYC

NYC Outing: LINK20 Workshop on 'How to Better Engage your Audiences'.

Join Link20 for a workshop on how to better engage your audience on March 26th! 


Agenda: 

   1. Dinner & Networking (beginning at 5:30pm)

   2. Presentation & Conversation - Link20 Update

   3. Workshop on Engaging your Audiences

   4. Closing Thoughts


To RSVP email Meir Zimmerman (meir@rudermanfoundation.org) or Rinat Kisin (rinat@rudermanfoundation.org) and include any accommodations or allergies!

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Outing: Summer in the Forest NYC premiere
Mar
23
to Mar 29
NYC

Outing: Summer in the Forest NYC premiere

See the film that invites us to abandon the rat race and forge new friendships. Summer In The Forest comes to New York's Village East Cinema March 23-29.

Like countless others Philippe, Michel, Andre and Patrick were labeled 'idiots', locked away and forgotten in violent asylums, until the 1960s, when the young philosopher Jean Vanier took a stand and secured their release - the first time in history that anyone had beaten the system. Together they created L'Arche, a commune at the edge of a beautiful forest near Paris. A quiet revolution was born. 

A life of devotion.
A place of peace.
A world of difference.

Tickets available here: https://www.citycinemas.com/villageeast/film/summer-in-the-forest

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Outing: Lights! Camera! Access! 2.0 — Boston
Mar
21
1:30 PM13:30

Outing: Lights! Camera! Access! 2.0 — Boston

Lights! Camera! Access! 2.0 - Disability & Media Industry Call-to-Action Summit in collaboration with the Boston ReelAbilities Film Festival

March 21st 1:30pm — 4:30pm

Northeastern University, Boston, MA

The Summit focus is to expand opportunities for aspiring media professionals with disabilities, with Resume Reviews, Speed Interviews, Flash Mentoring and Networking by media professionals with and without disabilities.

We are calling on our network of students, recent graduates, and veterans with disabilities; disability services professionals; and academic and corporate leaders to help disseminate this announcement to all who might be interested in participating in the Summit. Kindly forward this announcement to your networks with a reminder the application deadline is 12:00 noon ET on March 6, 2018.

More information: https://medium.com/disabilitymentors/lights-camera-access-2-0-boston-917ad1a64f97

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Online: Inclusion @ Work
Mar
20
1:30 PM13:30

Online: Inclusion @ Work

Join Derek Shields, Employer Assistance & Resource Network (EARN) consultant as he shares a framework for building a disability-inclusive organization including:

Understanding Untapped Potential

Fostering an Inclusive Culture - Outreach & Recruitment, Career Development & Advancement, Retention and Promotion

  • Mentoring
  • Intersectionality
  • Inclusion @ Work Framework
  • Q&A
  • Resources

Register here: https://viscardicenter.webex.com/viscardicenter/onstage/g.php?MTID=e910e1e6e23368a1d5048158698f4dbf9

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Partner: Venture Summit | West
Mar
13
to Mar 14
SF

Partner: Venture Summit | West

  • Santa Clara Convention Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Diversability is pleased to sponsor and invite you to attend Venture Summit | West 

Special offer: Use discount code “DIVVIP” by March 1st and save an extra $100 off the current rates.

Register: http://bit.ly/2FPdQ2n

Whether you’re a startup seeking capital and exposure, or an investor seeking new dealsVenture Summit | West presented by youngStartup Ventures is one event you won't want to miss.

This exclusive venture summit is bringing together over 700 VCs, Corporate VCs, Angel Investors, Investment Bankers and top founders of venture backed, emerging and early stage companies and will feature a distinguished line up of more than 140 VCs as speakers and judges; presentations by more than 100 Top Innovators seeking funding, and high-level networking opportunities.

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Outing: Music AccessAbility Hackathon
Mar
10
11:30 AM11:30
NYC

Outing: Music AccessAbility Hackathon

  • 2 MetroTech Center, 8th floor Brooklyn, NY, 11201 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Music AccessAbility Hackathon is a day-long, non-competitive, event celebrating and exploring new ways to increase access to music for people of all abilities. It’s for everyone, even if you’ve never composed any type of music before or tried programming. Bring your ideas, friends, musical instruments, computer, and anything else you need to make new music!

The event is part of the Monthly Music Hackathon series, organized by the non-profit Music Community Lab, in association with ReelAbilities. MMH is an event series for people with an interest in music and technology to create new projects from scratch, develop them throughout ~6 hours, then perform or present them in a concert in the evening.

Please note that RSVPs are required by building security. RSVPs close on March 5th. ID required day of event.

This is a free event. All are welcome!

Schedule:
11:30 AM - Doors Open
12:00 PM - Opening Talks by Special Guests
1:00 PM - Hacking, Brainstorming session
2:00 PM - Workshops start
8:00 PM - Concert / Demos

Learn more at: 

https://www.facebook.com/events/147699682594607/
monthlymusichackathon.org
@musichackathon
#AccessAbilityMMH #MusicHackathon #ReelAbilities

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Outing: ReelAbilities
Mar
9
to Mar 14
NYC

Outing: ReelAbilities

  • New York City (varies by showing) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

ReelAbilities is the largest festival in the country dedicated to promoting awareness and appreciation of the lives, stories and artistic expressions of people with different abilities. The weeklong festival is renowned for its wide-ranging international film selection, riveting conversations, and performances presented annually in dozens of venues across the New York metropolitan area. Many Diversability community members will be attending showings, so if you have time, make sure to check it out!

You can check the schedule for showing here: http://reelabilities.org/newyork/film/perfectly-normal-for-me/

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