Disability Visibility: A Conversation with Alice Wong and Jessica Slice

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Disability Visibility: A Conversation with Alice Wong and Jessica Slice

Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020, 7 p.m.

Disability Visibility: First-Person Stories from the Twenty-First Century editor and activist, Alice Wong, and contributing writer, activist, Jessica Slice, will explore the themes of this new anthology and the art of reclaiming space for people with disabilities in an ableist society, on Sept. 22 at 7 p.m.

Alice Wong (she/her) is a disabled activist, media maker and consultant based in San Francisco. She is the Founder and Director of the Disability Visibility Project® (DVP), an online community dedicated to creating, sharing and amplifying disability media and culture. Currently, Alice is the Editor of Disability Visibility: First-Person Stories from the Twenty-first Century, an anthology of essays by disabled people.
 
Jessica Slice (she/her), MSW, is a mother, a disabled wheelchair user and a writer. Jessica contributed to Disability Visibility: First-Person Stories from the Twenty-first Century. She attended Davidson College and Columbia University. She thinks and writes about accessibility, gender-based health care disparities, parenting with a disability, poetry, pain, divorce and transracial adoption. She lives in Canada with her husband, son and old dog, Batman. 


This virtual event will have American Sign Language interpretation and CART (Communication Access Realtime Translation). Contact librarian Deborah if you need additional accommodations: e-mail: dcplaccess@dc.gov or phone: 202-727-2142.
 

Register in advance on Zoom for this program:
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After the registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the event. You may also watch this event live through our Facebook page, www.facebook.com/dclibrary.

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Add to Calendar 22-09-2020 19:00:00 22-09-2020 20:00:00 Disability Visibility: A Conversation with Alice Wong and Jessica Slice Disability Visibility: First-Person Stories from the Twenty-First Century editor and activist, Alice Wong, and contributing writer, activist, Jessica Slice, will explore the themes of this new anthology and the art of reclaiming space for people with disabilities in an ableist society, on Sept. 22 at 7 p.m. Alice Wong (she/her) is a disabled activist, media maker and consultant based in San Francisco. She is the Founder and Director of the Disability Visibility Project® (DVP), an online community dedicated to creating, sharing and amplifying disability media and culture. Currently, Alice is the Editor of Disability Visibility: First-Person Stories from the Twenty-first Century, an anthology of essays by disabled people.   Jessica Slice (she/her), MSW, is a mother, a disabled wheelchair user and a writer. Jessica contributed to Disability Visibility: First-Person Stories from the Twenty-first Century. She attended Davidson College and Columbia University. She thinks and writes about accessibility, gender-based health care disparities, parenting with a disability, poetry, pain, divorce and transracial adoption. She lives in Canada with her husband, son and old dog, Batman.  This virtual event will have American Sign Language interpretation and CART (Communication Access Realtime Translation). Contact librarian Deborah if you need additional accommodations: e-mail: dcplaccess@dc.gov or phone: 202-727-2142.   Register in advance on Zoom for this program: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_P-TdYsXlQtOy15pIU0tmvg.  After the registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the event. You may also watch this event live through our Facebook page, www.facebook.com/dclibrary. Zoom software (“Zoom”) is provided by Zoom Video Communications, Inc., an entity separate and apart from the District of Columbia Public Library (DCPL).  Zoom is not provided by nor maintained by DCPL.  DCPL makes no guarantee of any kind regarding the use of Zoom.  You are solely responsible for determining the appropriateness of using Zoom, and you assume all risks associated with its use, including but not limited to the risk of hacking, privacy invasion, interruptions, and exposure to content you deem inappropriate from attendees or hackers.  DCPL is not responsible or liable for any damages resulting from the use of Zoom. Visit Zoom.us to learn more about Zoom’s privacy and security. false DD/MM/YYYY