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Exploring Disability Justice and Increasing Accessibility

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Date

Wednesday, February 23, 2022
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Event Description

Title
Exploring Disability Justice and Increasing Accessibility

Presenters
Kate Williams, Director of Advocacy Supports, Disability Equity Center 
Nicole Langpap, Intern, Disability Equity Center 

Join Kate and Nicole from the Disability Equity Center (DEC) as they explain the basic principles of Disability Justice work and explore ways to increase your understanding of accessibility. This interactive training offers a safe and engaging space to learn in community about ways to be a Disability affirming and more inclusive organization. Leave with some practical tools to increase universal access and better connect with the disability community. Access begins with attitude!

Automatic closed captioning via Zoom is turned on by default for all NAO virtual sessions. For other accommodation requests, please contact us at [email protected]. Advanced notice of at least 10 days is appreciated.

About the Presenters

Kate Williams, Director of Advocacy Supports, Disability Equity Center 

Kate Williams (she/her) is the Director of Advocacy Supports with the Disability Equity Center (DEC). She holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from George Mason University, with a post-baccalaureate certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis. For the past twelve years, Kate has worked as a professional in the disability support community (with a focus on intellectual and developmental disabilities) and for the past four years, worked specifically in the nonprofit sector in Oregon. Ms. Williams has trained folks both regionally and nationally on topics related to mixed abilities program development, youth and young adult disability justice work, and increasing awareness, understanding and application of Universal Design and accessibility tools across communities and organizations. Kate is also a proudly Disabled Oregonian who enjoys her social justice community, doing lots of yoga with her kitty and rescue pup, and learning as much as she can, as often as possible.

Image Description: A picture of Kate Williams, a white woman in her thirties is standing in front of a wall of pink roses. She is pictured from the shoulders up and turned three-quarters towards the camera. She has dark brown hair cut into bangs and is wearing pink glasses. She is wearing a sleeveless black and white top. She is smiling.

Nicole Langpap, Intern,  Disability Equity Center 

Nicole Langpap (she/her) is in her third year of undergraduate study at the University of Oregon where she is studying Psychology, Spanish, and Disability Studies. She is a member of the Clark Honors College and the Emerging Leaders Program. In her free time, she works as an early childhood accessible educator, serves on student government as the secretary of accessible education, and engages in disability advocacy in her community through working with the Disability Equity Center as an intern. She also takes part in research at the university in the psychology department and in campus consent education as a facilitator. Nicole is a passionate advocate for equal access to quality education and mental health services regardless of ability status, and hopes to continue educating and pushing for disability pride, justice, and equal opportunity.

Image Description: A picture of Nicole Langpap, a 21 year old Latina woman with brown curly shoulder length hair, freckles, and a big smile. She is wearing a floral velvet shirt and there is a flowering tree behind her.

Thank You Funders and Sponsors

Thank you to the following FUNDERS and SPONSORS who are supporting NAO’s online events and communications during these challenging times. Their support is vital in helping NAO to bring much-needed resources and information to Oregon’s nonprofits – thank you.

Funders: Meyer Memorial Trust, The Ford Family Foundation, M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust, The Collins Foundation, Oregon Community Foundation, The Kinsman Foundation, First Interstate BancSystem Foundation, The Carpenter Foundation, Gordon Elwood Foundation, The Johnson Charitable Trust and The Roundhouse Foundation
Partner Sponsors: Columbia Bank, Nonstop Wellness and Kaiser Permanente
Friend Sponsors: Miller Nash, McDonald Jacobs, Bliss Sequoia Insurance & Risk Advisors, CFO Selections and Nike
Supporter Sponsor: Nonprofit Professionals Now

Cost

$15 NAO Member 
$30 Nonmember

If you are logged in as an NAO member you will see your member discount reflected in the cost listed on the following registration page. For questions about this event, or trouble registering contact [email protected].

Location

Online

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Date

Wednesday, February 23, 2022
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Event Description

Title
Exploring Disability Justice and Increasing Accessibility

Presenters
Kate Williams, Director of Advocacy Supports, Disability Equity Center 
Nicole Langpap, Intern, Disability Equity Center 

Join Kate and Nicole from the Disability Equity Center (DEC) as they explain the basic principles of Disability Justice work and explore ways to increase your understanding of accessibility. This interactive training offers a safe and engaging space to learn in community about ways to be a Disability affirming and more inclusive organization. Leave with some practical tools to increase universal access and better connect with the disability community. Access begins with attitude!

Automatic closed captioning via Zoom is turned on by default for all NAO virtual sessions. For other accommodation requests, please contact us at [email protected]. Advanced notice of at least 10 days is appreciated.

About the Presenters

Kate Williams, Director of Advocacy Supports, Disability Equity Center 

Kate Williams (she/her) is the Director of Advocacy Supports with the Disability Equity Center (DEC). She holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from George Mason University, with a post-baccalaureate certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis. For the past twelve years, Kate has worked as a professional in the disability support community (with a focus on intellectual and developmental disabilities) and for the past four years, worked specifically in the nonprofit sector in Oregon. Ms. Williams has trained folks both regionally and nationally on topics related to mixed abilities program development, youth and young adult disability justice work, and increasing awareness, understanding and application of Universal Design and accessibility tools across communities and organizations. Kate is also a proudly Disabled Oregonian who enjoys her social justice community, doing lots of yoga with her kitty and rescue pup, and learning as much as she can, as often as possible.

Image Description: A picture of Kate Williams, a white woman in her thirties is standing in front of a wall of pink roses. She is pictured from the shoulders up and turned three-quarters towards the camera. She has dark brown hair cut into bangs and is wearing pink glasses. She is wearing a sleeveless black and white top. She is smiling.

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Nicole Langpap, Intern,  Disability Equity Center 

Nicole Langpap (she/her) is in her third year of undergraduate study at the University of Oregon where she is studying Psychology, Spanish, and Disability Studies. She is a member of the Clark Honors College and the Emerging Leaders Program. In her free time, she works as an early childhood accessible educator, serves on student government as the secretary of accessible education, and engages in disability advocacy in her community through working with the Disability Equity Center as an intern. She also takes part in research at the university in the psychology department and in campus consent education as a facilitator. Nicole is a passionate advocate for equal access to quality education and mental health services regardless of ability status, and hopes to continue educating and pushing for disability pride, justice, and equal opportunity.

Image Description: A picture of Nicole Langpap, a 21 year old Latina woman with brown curly shoulder length hair, freckles, and a big smile. She is wearing a floral velvet shirt and there is a flowering tree behind her.

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Thank You Funders and Sponsors

Thank you to the following FUNDERS and SPONSORS who are supporting NAO’s online events and communications during these challenging times. Their support is vital in helping NAO to bring much-needed resources and information to Oregon’s nonprofits – thank you.

Funders: Meyer Memorial Trust, The Ford Family Foundation, M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust, The Collins Foundation, Oregon Community Foundation, The Kinsman Foundation, First Interstate BancSystem Foundation, The Carpenter Foundation, Gordon Elwood Foundation, The Johnson Charitable Trust and The Roundhouse Foundation
Partner Sponsors: Columbia Bank, Nonstop Wellness and Kaiser Permanente
Friend Sponsors: Miller Nash, McDonald Jacobs, Bliss Sequoia Insurance & Risk Advisors, CFO Selections and Nike
Supporter Sponsor: Nonprofit Professionals Now

Cost

$15 NAO Member 
$30 Nonmember

If you are logged in as an NAO member you will see your member discount reflected in the cost listed on the following registration page. For questions about this event, or trouble registering contact [email protected].

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Online

When
February 23rd, 2022 from  3:30 PM to  4:30 PM
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Price $30.00
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Topic Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility
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