D Week from April 7-11th, 2014

The D Center is hosting a week, D Week, a week of events involving Deaf and/or d/Disability culture, sharing stories and experiences, and facilitating discussion.
We hope to see you there at one or more of the events!
All of the events are free!!!
We ask everyone to be fragrance-free at all of our events.
D WEEK:
 
Monday, April 7th, 2014 @ 5:30pm-7:30pm — Deaf Panel. Kane Hall, Room 220.
This event will consist of: a Deaf student, a Deaf adult, a Deaf-Blind and a CODA. These individuals will discuss their daily routines, challenges, experiences, stories and so forth about themselves. There will be opportunities for Q&A from the audience.
Voice interpreting and captioning will be provided. For Deaf-Blind interpreting, please request by March 21, 2014.
More information about the event and accessibility coming soon.
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 @ 6:30pm-8:30pm — Aurora Levins Morales, HUB (Husky Union Building), Room 106.

Aurora Levins Morales is an internationally celebrated Puerto Rican Jewish feminist writer, poet, activist, and historian.

ASL interpreting and captioning will be provided.

More information regarding the event and accessibility will be sent out soon.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 @ 5:30pm-7:30pm — Roger Poulin, a Deaf-Blind man, shares his experiences hiking the Appalachian Trail. He will take questions at the end of the lecture.
Voice interpreting and captioning will be provided.
More information about the event and accessibility coming soon. For Deaf-Blind interpreting, please request by March 21, 2014.
 
 
 
 
Thursday, April 10, 2014 @ 6:30pm-7:30pm — Mia Mingus, HUB (Husky Union Building), Room 334.

Collaborators: Student Disability Commission , Q Center, Asian Student Commission, Queer Student Commission, Women’s Action Commission

She will talk about disability justice and how that relates to her intersecting identities as a queer physically disabled Korean woman, transracial and transnational adoptee.
It will be a lecture with Q & A.

ASL interpreting and captioning will be provided.
More information regarding the event and accessibility coming soon.
Friday, April 11, 2014 @ 4:30pm-6:30pm — 1 year anniversary of the D Center’s opening! Come to the D Center to celebrate with us! Food will be provided.
ASL interpreters and captioner will be provided.
More information about the event and accessibility coming soon.
To make accessibility requests, please see below:
***Deaf-Blind Interpreting MUST be by March 21, 2014!***
To request disability accommodation, contact the Disability Services Office at: 206.543.6450 (voice),206.543.6452 (TTY), 206.685.7264 (fax), or email at dhhreq@uw.edu. The University of Washington makes every effort to honor disability accommodation requests. Requests can be responded to most effectively if received as far in advance of the event as possible, preferably at least 10 days.

All events please ask that you be fragrance free. For more information on how to do that:http://eastbaymeditation.org/accessibility/PDF/How-to-Be-Fragrance-Free-.pdf

Please join our Facebook event for D Week if you are on Facebook!
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