What is Disability Pride? (Hint: It's different for everyone.)
People with disabilities get a lot of messages about how disability is a "bad" part of who they are, something they should fix, change or hide.
Curious? Confused? Disagree? Well, come and check it out for yourself! Find out what PRIDE could mean for you.
Disability Network Southwest Michigan hosting two events
These free workshops, by and for people with disabilities, are about exploring
and celebrating our disabilities as an important part of who we are. Disability
Network is offering the workshop at both our St. Joseph and Kalamazoo offices. Lunch will be provided. Select the location that works best for you and RSVP to let us know you're coming.
Thursday, May 19, 10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
2900 Lakeview Ave., St. Joseph
or (269) 982-7761
Wednesday, May 25, 10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
517 E. Crosstown Pkwy., Kalamazoo
or (269) 345-1516 x120
Cass County Disability Pride Workshop Scheduled
Michigan Family Voices is hosting, in partnership with the Cass County ISD
and Disability Network, a Pride: Journey to Self Acceptance workshop in Cass
County. This training will be open to individuals with disabilities, as well as their
family members, school staff, and people who support them.
: Tuesday, May 10, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Cass Council on Aging, 60525 Decatur Road, Cassopolis
Look for registration details at
(800) 292-7851 for more information.
Please let us know when registering for any of these events if you need an
accommodation.These are fragrance-free events. Please do not wear perfume, cologne or other scented products to these events.