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Speak on It
March 6, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Come listen and learn as CUSA REC Hall, Carleton Disability Awareness Centre, and SAMH lead a discussion panel to discuss the realities of being black, disabled, and dealing with mental health issues.
Doors open at 8PM and there will be an opening performance by poet & spoken-word artist, Brandon Wint at 8:30PM! Free refreshments will also be provided.
Our moderator for the evening will be REC Hall Coordinator, Selali and the panel’s guest speakers are:
Ayan Abdirahman Ali
Learn more about Brandon Wint’s poetry at http://www.brandonwint.com/ !
This is a free event that is open to the public.
The nearest gender non-specific and accessible washrooms can be found at 426C and 426D University Centre.
If you require other accommodations in order to access this event, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will do our best to provide them.
SAMH, REC Hall & CDAC recognize and acknowledge that all events, activities and meetings we organize are on unceded and surrendered Algonquin territory.
Please note that the topics discussed during this event may be triggering for folks, and there will be peer support available, as well as time set aside to debrief and discuss the content.
This is a learning space, and we encourage participants to challenge and question ideas; however, we ask that folks do so in a way that is respectful of each others’ perspectives, experiences, and identities. Bullying or discrimination based on race, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, culture, (dis)ability, or any other difference will not be tolerated.