- SBA Open House – Today!
- Computer Lab and Study Room Notice
- International Day of Persons with Disabilities – Alliance of Equality of Blind Canadians
- Inclusive Employment Advocacy Project
- Fight the Fees Campaign!
- Disability Rights Movement Focus Group
Date: Monday October 31, 2016
12pm-1pm: Board Games
1pm-2pm: Lunch and introduction to SBA
2pm-3pm: Button-making and colouring
3pm-4pm: Tea and cupcake decorating
Location: 215 Huron Street, suite 924 on the 9th floorWheelchair accessible. Gender-neutral washroom located on the same floor. Vegan and gluten-free food options will be provided.
Please note that the SBA Centre is a scent-free space.
International Day of Persons with Disabilities – Alliance of Equality for Blind Canadians
You are cordially invited to come to this year’s International Day of Persons with Disabilities event in Toronto focused on employment. This is Goal 5 of United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals, on decent work and economic growth.
Elected representatives from all three levels of government are invited to come and speak on government employment initiatives, as well as persons with disabilities to share their employment success stories. Employment agencies are also invited to come and network with job seekers.
Time: 2 to 4 p.m.
Venue: Metro Hall, 55 John St. Room 308 and 309.
2:45 – 3:15 Panel Presentation
2:15 – 2:45 Question and Answer Period
3:45 – 4:30 Networking with Employment Agencies
Refreshments, attendant care and ASL will be provided.
Please RSVP by October 28 at Voice Mail: 647-947-9022
Inclusive Employment Advocacy Project
Do you want to learn how to speak up for yourself for equal access to employment services?Alliance for Equality of Blind Canadians (AEBC) Toronto Chapter is launching an Employment Advocacy Project to build the skills of persons with disabilities to make sure employment programs and services include persons with disabilities. For details on the project, check out http://www.blindcanadians.ca/n
If interested in joining a focus group and training sessions, or to inquire further, please contact AEBC atVoice Mail: 647-947-9022
Fight the Fees Campaign – Toronto Rally for Free Education
Ontario students currently pay the highest tuition fees in the country and students are graduating with thousands of dollars in debt. On November 2, students from all three UofT campuses are coming together to take action and demand free education for ALL! Join us as we rally at UofT and head to Queen’s Park to Fight the Fees!
SCHEDULE FOR THE DAY
BREAKFAST AND TRANSPORTATION
Free breakfast provided at UTM and UTSC at 9:00 AM.
Free buses will be running from UTM and UTSC to St.George between 10:00-11:00 AM.
Free breakfast at UTSG at 11:00 AM.
UTSC Students: Contact SCSU (or register here)
UTM Students: Contact UTMSU (firstname.lastname@example.org)
UOFT RALLY AT SID SMITH
Sid Smith Hall – 100 St. George Street
GTA RALLY AT CONVOCATION HALL
Con Hall – 27 King’s College Circle
Followed by march to Queen’s Park
Disability Rights Movement Focus Group