Thursday, August 17, 2017 – 4:00pm6:00pm Vancouver

Hosted by: PeerNet BC and North Shore Disabilities Resource Centre
Date: August 17th, 2017 4:00PM – 6:00PM
Location: PeerNet BC, #408-602 West Hastings, Vancouver (Click for map)

Disabled Community Connection Network (DCCN) is a monthly connection and information sharing group for people of all ages (16+) with any disability.

Come out and hear speakers on topics relevant to you. Share your experiences through lively, peer facilitated discussion.

Please register by emailing s.klassen@nsdrc.org or calling 604-904-4088.

 Please let us know of any accommodations you require.

click here to download flyer DCCN Aug17 poster with text

 

The session will focus on “Overcoming Barriers to Employment and Education as a Disabled Person.” Come share your lived experiences through lively, peer facilitated discussion. This group is facilitated by and for people with disabilities.

In the future, DCCN will be creating community projects that shine light on the disabled experience based on group discussions.

Our next session will feature Karen Lai an accessibility and inclusion consultant for several different organizations municipalities, and businesses. She ensures that people with disabilities are involved in their community. She will be speaking on her own personal experiences with employment and educational barriers as a proud disabled woman.


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ASL Interpretation and food is provided! The space is also wheelchair accessible. Please let us know of any accommodations and dietary needs you require. Please email s.klassen@nsdrc.org or call 604-904-4088 to register.