Black & Brown Community Partnership Luncheon 5.0
Wednesday from 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM EDT
Let's celebrate with a summer BBQ!
Disability Advocates is partnering with non profit organizations, agencies, and faith-based groups to support the community and individuals with disabilities and present resources to them that Disability Advocates has and are not being utilized by the black and brown community.
Our mission to engage and have a presence in the community that adequately represents and serves traditionally marginalized and disconnected consumers by hosting quarterly luncheons to connect and educate in an effort to support individuals who may not be aware of programs that are available to them.
Our community benefits by becoming more accessible, inclusive, and welcoming for all. We have become recognized locally and across the state, specifically for our transit advocacy, education, technical assistance on accessibility, and Universal Design through our Absolutely Accessible Kent program.
Our community has an increased awareness of the need for accessibility and welcoming of persons with disabilities. This awareness stems from the changing perceptions of ability experienced by more active seniors as they age, the increased presence of persons with disabilities participating in the community, and the increased awareness of the barriers that prevent accessibility.
We believe it is imperative to continue community education and technical assistance to increase the inclusiveness and accessibility of our built environment and create new best practices that incorporate Universal Design concepts. Our ultimate vision is access for all, regardless of ability.