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Symposium on Disability Rights


February 21, 2019 to February 22, 2019


Cost: $$40.00


Where:

Hilton Birmingham at UAB,808 20th Street, South, ., Birmingham, AL 35205

Sponsored By:

University of Alabama at Birmingham Institute for Human Rights

Description:

The symposium will address the rights and needs of the disability community. These include the removal of social, economic and environmental barriers that limit accessibility to basic services. These barriers prevent people with disabilities from participating fully in their communities, gaining access to a quality education and achieving employment.

Keynote speakers include Judy Heumann, American disability rights activist; John Kemp, American disability rights leader who co-founded the American Association of People with Disabilities; Dr. Victor Pineda, globally recognized human rights activist; and Keller Thompson, director of Education for the Helen Keller Eye Research Foundation.



Registration:

Deadline to Register - February 20, 2019

The two-day Symposium is open to the public. To make it accessible to a broad audience, the registration fees are kept low. Registration fees vary from $0 to $40. Meals, receptions, and conference materials are included in the price.

To register and for more information, go to https://www.uab.edu/cas/humanrights/symposium

Contact For More Information:


UAB Symposium on Disability Rights
Phone: 205-440-5118 (voice) or 123-456-7890 (0)
Email: ihr@uab.edu
Fax: 1234567890
Web: UAB Symposium on Disability Rights
(https://www.uab.edu/cas/humanrights/symposium)


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