Events: D Month is here!

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Welcome to the spring quarter! As it is now the month of April, what this means is that it’s time for D Month!

What is D Month? Started a few years ago, D Month is a month-long series of events meant to celebrate and advocate for disability rights, issues, and culture. We have four more D Month events coming up, featuring a wide array of speakers!

  1. Shain Neumeier: Institutionalization and the Continuing Struggle for Disability Liberation. Friday, April 14. HUB 250. 7PM – 9PM. FB event
  2. Mia Mingus: Disability in Queerness, POC Communities, and Transformative Justice. Monday, April 17. HUB 332. 5:30PM – 7:30PM. FB event
  3. Lydia XZ Brown: Struggling with Disability Justice: Self-Work, Collective Accountability, and Community Care in the Movement. Friday, April 21. HUB 334. 7PM – 9PM. FB event
  4. Panel on Intersections of Disability and Public Health. Tuesday, April 25. HUB 334. 3:30pm – 4:30pm. FB event to come soon!

All events have CART captioning and ASL interpreting requested, and air purifiers will be provided.  For the safety of community members with chemical sensitivity, please arrive scent-free.

Events: Disability Studies Open House and D Center Welcome

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The D Center and Disability Studies Program will be hosting back-to-back events this Friday, October 9th and YOU are invited to attend!

Disability Studies Open House 4:00-6:00pm at Smith Hall 017:
Come check out the Disability Studies Program new office! There will be snacks and tea to enjoy!

D Center Autumn Welcome Back Event from 6:00pm-8:00pm at MGH 024:
It’s the D Center’s Autumn Welcome Back Event! We invite all d/Deaf, d/Disabled students and anyone interested in discussing community issues to attend. Come enjoy cookies, hot cider and hot chocolate in a safe and welcoming environment while making connections with new people!

*Access info*
The D Center is located in the basement of Mary Gates Hall, room 024. It’s wheelchair accessible via the North entrance and the elevator.

There will be ASL interpreters and CART captioning.

We ask that you please be fragrance free. For the health and well being of community members with chemical sensitivity, please abstain from using scented cosmetics, clothing, etc. Baking soda will be provided. For more info:http://eastbaymeditation.org/accessibility/PDF/How-to-Be-Fragrance-Free-.pdf

To request another disability accommodation, contact the Disability Services Office at: 206.543.6450(voice), 206.543.6452 (TTY), 206.685.7264 (fax), or email at dhhreq@uw.edu.