July 19, 2022
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Workshops

Building a Disability Politic & Access-Centered Cultures (Pittsburgh Region)

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The workshops are for organizations and groups in the Pittsburgh region that are looking to apply a disability justice framework and practices to their work.

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Dates and Times

Tuesdays July 19th & 26th


3:30 - 5:30pm PT
5:30 - 7:30pm CT
6:30 - 8:30pm ET

Program Full-Description

This workshop series is only for people in the Pittsburgh region who work within social justice movements or organizations that have a desire to integrate disability into their work and implement and increase access practices.

Workshop #1: Building a Disability Politic 

This workshop illuminates the ways that disability is connected to the existing systems and oppressions your group is already addressing in the work. We will

develop an expansive understanding of disability and ableism that’s rooted in historical context. The wisdom of disability-led movements will be the foundation that informs your group’s position in a broader movement ecosystem.

Workshop #2: Building Access-Centered Cultures 

This workshop delineates the differences between accessibility and access, with the goal of developing practices rooted in anti-ableist values that can shift culture. Information as to how a justice-oriented framework can benefit everyone will be included. Participants will have opportunities to share, hone, and rethink their approach to access by working through scenarios.

Participants will….

  • Develop a deeper understanding for the ways that ableism impedes collective liberation.
  • Build a container to analyze how a disability justice framework can be applied.
  • Identify existing access practices, develop more and strategize ways to implement them. 


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Cost

Free. This program is grant funded. Donations are always gratefully accepted.