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We're looking forward to seeing you next week at Let’s Not Repeat the Past: History Meets Disability Advocacy 2018 at Rodef Shalom Temple.
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Western Pennsylvania Disability History and Action Consortium

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See you next week at Rodef Shalom Temple! 

OUR EVENT IS MAY 31, 2018

Just a reminder that you are registered for Let’s Not Repeat the Past: History Meets Disability Advocacy 2018. 

The event is Thursday, May 31 from 9:30 a.m. – noon at Rodef Shalom Temple, 4905 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pa. 15213.

There's free parking onsite and major bus lines nearby.

We can't wait to see you!

Complete event details: 

Let’s Not Repeat the Past: History Meets Disability Advocacy 2018

The Western Pennsylvania Disability History and Action Consortium
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“United States Disability Policy: A Rich History, An Unsure Future”
by Michael Gamel-McCormickDisability Policy Director 
for U.S. Senator Bob Casey of Pennsylvania

Following the talk, a vibrant panel of leading regional advocates will discuss how the disability rights movement of the 1960s and 1970s informs their own experiences and present-day advocacy. We’re excited to announce our panelists: Debra (DJ) Stemmler of Accessible Pittsburgh, Joan Stein of Stein Consulting, LLC, Jamelia Morgan of the Abolitionist Law Center, Cori Frazer of the Pennsylvania Center for Autistic Advocacy, and Nancy Murray of The Arc of Greater Pittsburgh. 

Date:  Thursday, May 31, 2018, 9:30 am — noon
Location:  Rodef Shalom Temple, 4905 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pa. 15213
Admission:   Free, but please register in advance by May 25. 

Accessibility:  ASL interpretation will be provided. Other accommodations available upon request. Please request by contacting Mary Hartley at info@wpdhac.org or 412-204-7199 no later than May 15. Parking is available and the location is close to major bus lines.

Already registered? Thank you! Please feel free to forward this to friends and colleagues who might be interested.

Funding for this event provided by the Edith L. Trees Charitable Trust. Support also provided by ACHIEVA; the United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania, 21 and Able Initiative; and the Institute on Disabilities at Temple University.

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