Advancing Disability Rights in Theory and Practice - Toronto, June 4th

ARCH Disability Law Centre and The Law Society of Upper Canada present Law Society Public Education Equality Series:


Keynote address by Shuaib Chalklen, Special Rapporteur on Disability for the United Nations Commission for Social Development.

Speakers include:
• Vera Chouinard, Professor, School of Geography, McMaster University
• Steve Estey, Second Vice Chairperson, Council of Canadians with Disabilities
• Rachel Gorman, Assistant Professor, Graduate Program in Critical Disability Studies, York University
• Roberto Lattanzio, Staff Lawyer, ARCH Disability Law Centre

When: June 4, 2014

4:00 - 6:30 PM: Disability experts will discuss theories of disability and how they can be used to advance disability rights

6:30 - 8:00 PM: Reception

Where: Donald Lamont Learning Centre, Osgoode Hall, 130 Queen Street West, Toronto

This public event is free, but space is limited. Please register by May 30.

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Phone: 416-947-3300 ext. 3413 or 1-800-668-7380, ext. 3413
TTY: 416-644-4886

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For an optimal level of accessibility, please let us know of any accommodation requirements. Please do not wear fragrances and colognes.

Accredited CPD - This program contains 2 hr 15 mins of Professionalism Hours.

Photographs taken at this public event will be used in Law Society of Upper Canada print and online publications.