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We are proud to announce the return of Dis/Representation for 2016-2017, and our first discussion taking place in East Portland!

“Disability Culture and Justice”
Facilitated by Kathy Coleman
Wednesday October 19, 2016
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
The Rosewood Initiative – 16126 SE Stark St, Portland, OR 97233
Bus line 20, MAX blue line nearby

Our October discussion, “Disability Culture and Justice,” will include:
  • Overview of DACP our philosophy and programs
  • Why is Disability Culture important to our communities?
  • People of color with disabilities changing the movement: Disability Justice: access, interdependence, intersections of Identities and liberation
  • Questions and discussion: What’s important for East Portland’s Disability Community?

We would love to share this forum with people with disabilities and allies doing disability justice and cultural work in East Portland.  Please contact us at if you would like to speak about your projects.

Accommodations available upon request:
– ASL Interpreters
– Audio Description
– Alternate Formats
Please contact us at least one week in advance to ensure accommodations.  Thank you for your understanding.

More information is available at

Dis/Representation is on Facebook –
The Rosewood Initiative logo

Thank you to our sponsor and host for October, The Rosewood Initiative.

Thank you to our partner Portland Community College, for their ongoing support.

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