Disability Awareness Week 2013
disAbility Awareness Week Events
Monday, November 11th
Presentation: Stevie from 3E Love • 7:00 PM • Damen MPR South
Stevie Hopkins, co-founder of 3E Love, which is a social movement that uses the International Symbol of Acceptance, presents on how to ignite conversations of acceptance so we can embrace diversity, educate the community, empower each other, and love life.
Tuesday, November 12th
Resource Fair • 11:00 – 2:00 PM • Damen MPR South
Come learn about all of the resources, agencies, campus offices, and disAbility awareness organizations at Loyola and within the surrounding Chicagoland community.
“Shooting Beauty” Documentary • 8:00 PM • Damen Student Cinema
“Everyone Deserves a Shot” is the tagline for this inspiring documentary about a photographer who invents cameras so people with disabilities can capture their lives and the world around them.
Wednesday, November 13th
Sign Language Presentation • 2:00 - 4:00 PM • McCormick Lounge
An interactive session about ASL, American Sign Language--its history, its symbols, information about the Chicago Hearing Society, difficulties that sign language users experience, and more!
"Silver Linings Playbook" Film Showing • 7:00 PM • Damen Student Cinema
In partnership with ((dop)), come watch this critically-acclaimed American romantic comedy-drama that has mental health at its core. Then, stick around for a post-film discussion around mental health and the film.
Thursday, November 14th
Social Justice Dinner Dialogue • 6:30 - 8:30 PM • Regis MPR
Best Buddies Ambassador, Molly Wiesman, sheds light on just how powerful words can be and the importance of language inclusion.
Friday, November 15th
Student Panel • 2:00 PM • Cuneo Hall 210
Join fellow students as they discuss issues surrounding universal design, accommodations in the workplace and academic settings, how to ask questions, and public policies & laws that are in place.