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    Conversation

    We Were Promised Inclusion: A Conversation on Disability in America

    Americans with a disability are the largest minority group in the country, but they're regularly denied a place at the table.

    Wednesday, Oct 19, 2016 5:30 - 6:45 PM @ Morningstar
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    Conversation
    A Conversation on Disability in America
    Micaela Connery
    Founder, The Kelsey; Mitchell Scholar, University College Dublin; 2012 BHSI Fellow
    Tim Harris
    Restaurateur; Founder, Tim's Big Heart Foundation
    Anastasia Somoza
    Speaker & Consultant, International Disability Rights Advocate
    Benro Ogunyipe
    Accessibility Specialist, Illinois Department of Human Services
    Conversations are panel discussions that provide an in-depth, up-to-the-minute look at a single topic. Featuring three to four thought leaders and an expert moderator, Conversations consist of a 60-minute discussion, followed by 15 minutes of audience q-and-a.

    Roughly one out of every five people in the United States has a disability, making it the largest minority group in the country. But even with the sheer numbers, the population is regularly overlooked and rarely talked about. Over the past few decades, the country’s public school systems have made strides in terms of inclusion, but once they become adults, Americans with disabilities are still regularly denied a place at the table. Learn how you can be part of the solution by creating more inclusive neighborhoods, workforces and communities.

    When
    Wednesday, Oct 19, 2016 5:30 - 6:45 PM
    Where
    Morningstar
    22 W. Washington St., Chicago, IL 60602
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