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Disability and Rights for Citizens Town Hall Meeting - September 3, 2013 (Toronto)

The Disability and Rights for Citizens (DRC) Initiative Announces a Town Hall Meeting to Discuss International Human Rights and Present our Final Report.

The DRC project is a grassroots initiative that has presented disability and human rights workshops on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) across Toronto for the past year.

The Town Hall will feature panel speakers from the Project’s community partners and participants with disabilities.

Panelists include: 

  • Barbara Hall, Chief Commissioner, Ontario Human Rights Commission
  • Vangelis Nikias, Council for Canadians with Disabilities
  • Melanie Moore, Centre for Independent Living in Toronto

Moderated by Ed Montigny, ARCH Disability Law Centre


DATE: September 3, 2013

LOCATION: 519 Church Street Community Centre (at Wellesley St. East) 

TIME: 5:30pm – 8:30pm

RSVP BY: August 27 to Melanie Moore at: 416-599-2458 ext. 222 or by e-mail at: melanie.moore@cilt.ca

This event is wheelchair accessible. Attendant Services and ASL Interpreters will be provided. Other reasonable accommodations available upon request by August 27, 2013. This event promotes a scent-free environment.

DRC is a Centre for Independent Living in Toronto (CILT) project. We thank our community partners ARCH Disability Law Centre and the Council of Canadians with Disabilities (CCD). The DRC Project is funded by the City of Toronto’s Access Equity & Human Rights Fund.

For More Information Contact:

  • Melanie Moore, Centre for Independent Living in Toronto - 416-599-2458 ext. 222
  • John Mossa, Centre for Independent Living in Toronto - 416-599-2458 ext. 238
Archival Date: 
Friday, September 6, 2013
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