LGBTQ+ Training

This 6-hour training will enhance your comprehension and understanding of LGBTQ+ issues, including and not limited to terminology, overall stigmas and issues, solidarity models, and power dynamics. This course can be applied to CPS. To qualify for this scholarship funded training, you must: (a) Be a Philadelphia resident; (b) Identify as a Peer or person with lived experience. Space is limited and qualifying participants will be selected on a first come first served basis. Sponsored by DBHIDS

Using the LifeCourse Framework for Transition

What happens when the bus stops coming? Do you need a vision or a plan? Join PA Family Network for an interactive workshop to discuss thought provoking questions surrounding a new day-to-day plan, obtain information and resources to be used during this time of change, address question and concerns, and utilize the LifeCourse Framework and Tools in useful, flexible and simple ways

2023-07-18T09:30:36-04:00July 18th, 2023|, , |

Community Supports in Philadelphia: A Revolutionary Change in Civil Rights

Presenter: Jim Conroy, Pennhurst Memorial & Preservation Alliance Time 1:00pm In just 50 years, the nation has moved away from places like Pennhurst. And people are much better off. We know that, because the largest and longest study of movement from institution to community was done here. Moreover, few people realize the three most important lawsuits about the rights of people with disabilities all started in Philadelphia. They led to immense improvements in the civil rights of all citizens with disabilities. Things have been very tough in our system during [...]

2023-07-18T09:28:29-04:00July 18th, 2023||

Movie Day! Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution (Rated R)

Grab some popcorn and get cozy as we settle in for an afternoon screening of the 2020 Oscar nominated documentary film Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution (Rated R: some language including sexual references). Description: “A groundbreaking summer camp for teens with disabilities proves so inspiring that a group of alumni join the radical disability rights movement to advocate for historic legislation changes.”

2023-07-18T09:05:20-04:00July 18th, 2023||
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