April 20, 2016 5-7pm WED Free At UW D Center This is a comic-making workshop where you will create stories, envision futures and explore themes of eugenics, race, ability and sexuality. You will be led through a series of drawing and writing exercises and create an original comic. No drawing or writing experience needed. E.T. […]

Scholarships Corner: Highlighting due dates mainly April-June, 2016

Deadline April 17: The Independence Foundation $500 Scholarships; awarded to individuals with a significant physical disability. http://www.theindependencefoundation.org/programs/independence-foundation-scholarship/   Deadline April:  Spouses, dependent children, and grandchildren of blinded veterans may learn details and apply for several scholarships here: http://bva.org/BVA/Programs/Scholarships_and_Awards/Scholarships_Awards.aspx   Little People of America Scholarships primarily for those with dwarfism in college or technical school. http://www.lpaonline.org/college-scholarship-applications   […]

Leroy Moore Performance and Film Screening: Thursday, 2/18

Thursday, February 18, 2016 from 7-9pm, the D Center is proud to host a film screening of “Where is Hope: The Art of Murder: A Film on Police Brutality Against People With Disabilities” and workshop with acclaimed disability justice organizer, KripHop International and Sins Invalid co-founder Leroy Moore!   Come watch and discuss the film […]

Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha hired as Advisor

We are thrilled to welcome our new Advisor, Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha! Leah has a long history fo involvement with creating disability justice culture, from performing with the disability justice arts collective Sins Invalid to speaking, teaching and performing across the country. She identifies as a queer, chronically ill non binary Sri Lankan/Irish/Roma femme and is […]

Several upcoming events this week

Hello lovely folks! This week of February 22-28, 2015, we have a few exciting events in store. Wednesday, February 25 Deaf and/or Hard of Hearing Meetup (Facebook event) WHEN: Wednesday, February 25 @ 6:30-7:30pm WHERE: D Center (Mary Gates Hall 024), University of Washington Join us in a peer-led space for deaf and hard of […]

Out & About: First Meeting February 11th @ 2:30

Passing along this opportunity from the Alliance of People of disAbilities. For more information, please contact Mariah at mariah@disabilitypride.org. You may also view the following flyer for more details: Out and About Group Flyer. * Hello from the Alliance! Reminder! The Alliance has a new youth social group called “Out & About.” Out & About […]