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Add to Calendar 2022-12-15 15:00:00 America/New_York Willowbrook & The Road to Inclusion: Removing Roadblocks to Accessible Transportation

Willowbrook & The Road to Inclusion: Removing Roadblocks to Accessible Transportation 

In this live forum, an impressive... Online via Zoom


Willowbrook & The Road to Inclusion: Removing Roadblocks to Accessible Transportation

Start: Thursday, December 15, 2022, 3:00 PM
End: Wednesday, December 31, 1969, 7:00 PM
Location: Online via Zoom
Address: https://drny-org.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcocumhqTIqE9NUwXL_bhp0WuSgVGofYA6j

Willowbrook & The Road to Inclusion: Removing Roadblocks to Accessible Transportation 

In this live forum, an impressive panel of professional and practical experts will discuss the importance of accessible public and private transportation to community inclusion.  As part of our year-long Willowbrook Anniversary Series, we will also explore how systemic ableism impacts access to transportation in New York State.  The discussion will highlight:

  • Transportation barriers commonly encountered by people with disabilities
  • The impact of transportation barriers on access to employment, education, recreation, and community services
  • Strategies for combatting ableism in transportation access

WHEN: Thursday, December 15th @3:00PM ET 

PANELISTS: 

  • Anna Zivarts– Director of Disability Mobility Initiative Program, Disability Rights Washington
  • John Robinson- Founder & CEO, Our Ability, Inc.
  • Jessica Murray– Disability Rights Activist & the Producer of The Biggest Obstacle (2022)

REGISTERhttps://drny-org.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcocumhqTIqE9NUwXL_bhp0WuSgVGofYA6j

The event is free of charge, but registration is required. This event will be recorded. 

Closed captioning and ASL Interpretation will be provided.

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