I appreciate how many organizations offer webinars on a variety of topics. There are several I have currently registered for that look at issues of inclusivity and accessibility. One that I am looking forward to is offered by the Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants. This particular webinar series is designed with frontline staff in mind, entitled: Creating Inclusive Spaces for Immigrants and Refugees with In/Visible Disabilities.
The series is described as follows: "Moving to a new country presents many challenges and opportunities for newcomers. The settlement process can be especially challenging for newcomers with in/visible disabilities. Learning who newcomers with in/visible disabilities are, how to welcome and support them is something the settlement sector is becoming more aware of."
The series is facilitated by Sarah Jama (from Disability Justice Network of Ontario) and Chavon Niles (a PhD Candidate at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education).
The first webinar in the series is "Using an Anti-Racist Anti-Oppressive Framework" and will help participants learn "how an anti-racist, anti-oppressive framework can lead to better service delivery." It is offered January 22th, 2019 from 12:30-1:30pm. You can register here.