Diversability

Disability is Diversity

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

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Jul
20
10:00 AM10:00

Diversability at the Chicago Disability Pride Parade

For the first time, Diversability will be participating in the Chicago Disability Pride Parade. The Parade will be held on Saturday, July 20th. The parade begins at 11 am with lineup at 10 am. Lineup is to be announced, but it will take place in downtown Chicago. The parade is an opportunity to march with and represent Diversability and to make connections with other members of the disability community. Accessibility needs will be met as long as they are submitted by July 7th. Our form to register is open until July 12th and can be found below. Please contact our Digital Content Manager Katy at katy@mydiversability.com with any questions/concerns.

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Jul
29
8:30 PM20:30

Outing: Who Dis?! A Disability Variety Show

Who Dis?! A Disability Variety Show is held the last monday of every month at iO Chicago, 1501 N Kingsbury Ave, Chicago, IL from 8:30 PM to 10:00 PM CT.

Each month, a variety of comedic performers from the mental health, chronic illness, and disability communities take the stage at iO to benefit various local organizations doing the work to support said communities. The performers have the chance to showcase their talents first, and at the end there is talk back where the audience finds out "Who Dis?!" and we learn how art and disability intersect and influence. They also chat about inclusion and support in and effort to educate our audiences about their needs and support.

ADA Compliant Accessibility, no ASL or AD at the time: looking for help in offering and providing those services.

Contact: whodisvarietyshow@gmail.com for more information

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Outing: Chicago Storytelling Event
Aug
6
5:00 PM17:00

Outing: Chicago Storytelling Event

  • Bucktown - Wicker Park Chicago Public Library (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Interested in a night of storytelling, arts and poetry? Join Suffering the Silence in the Chicago leg of their speaking tour! Our Digital Content Manager will be MCing and hosting an open mic night for people with chronic illnesses, mental illnesses, and disabilities at the Chicago Public Library. It is completely free, and all are welcome -- regardless of diagnosis (or lack thereof). For more info, email Katy at katyinprint@gmail.com!

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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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Partner: FWD Collective Summit for Women & Diversity
Sep
15
8:00 AM08:00

Partner: FWD Collective Summit for Women & Diversity

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We are proud to be a part of the FWD Collective Summit Chicago.

This is a one day summit dedicated to discussions on professional inclusion, business development, venture capital, and building teams. FWD Collective is a collective dedicated to professional inclusion hosting summits internationally featuring women, P.O.C., & under-represented communities connecting emerging entrepreneurs with established business professionals.

8:00 AM - 8:30 PM (Central Standard Time)

For more information: http://fwdcollective.io/event/chicago17tickets (use code DIVERSABILITYFWD for 20% off)

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