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 […]

Calling Us Crazy: Psychiatric Survivors Stories on Institutionalization

Call For Zine Submissions! Title: Calling Us Crazy: Psychiatric Survivors Stories on Institutionalization Potential Topics: Personal experiences with forced and coerced institutionalization (hospitalization in psychiatric facilities, 72 hour holds, Less Restrictive Orders, placement in group homes, residential facilities, forced treatment, forced medication, or other institutional setting where our autonomy is take away), and alternatives to […]

The Collective Narrative Project: Invisible Disabilities

The Collective Narrative Project: Invisible Disabilities Tell your story. Submit your work for our upcoming CNP ‘Zine Deadline: January 6, 2014 Estimated date of completion: January 13, 2014 Send to: collectivenarrativeproject@gmail.com Hard copies to: D Center, Mary Gates Hall, Rm 024. Please drop off during hours of operation: http://depts.washington.edu/dcenter/wordpress/?page_id=311 *When submitting please include how you […]

Krip-Hop Nation/5th Battalion Presents Police Brutality Profiling, Krip Kultural Activism Through Hip-Hop/Spoken Word

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/223607337763935/?fref=ts The ASUW Student Disability Commission and the D Center at the University of Washington present “Krip-Hop Nation/5th Battalion Presents Police Brutality Profiling, Krip Kultural Activism Through Hip-Hop/Spoken Word” Leroy F. Moore Founder of Krip-Hop Nation & DJ Quad, Founder of 5th Battalion will not only perform their political, personal and powerful songs/poems […]

Broken Bodies, Brainwash Ph.Ds. PBP: Police Brutality Profiling

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/368280173281361/?fref=ts The ASUW Student Disability Commission and the D Center at the University of Washington presents “Broken Bodies, Brainwash Ph.Ds. PBP: Police Brutality Profiling”. The event is FREE and open to the community. No identification of any kind is needed to attend. This workshop will focus on how we learn about police brutality […]

Deconstructing Rhetoric on (A)Sexuality with Lydia Brown

The D Center Presents: “Deconstructing Rhetoric on Disabled (A)Sexuality with Autistic advocate and activist Lydia Brown!” The desexualization of disabled people has a long, troubled history of forced medical procedures, laws prohibiting disabled people from marrying, and the widespread denial of age-appropriate sex education for disabled children and youth. The infantilizing presupposition that disabled people […]