International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) is on Tuesday, December 3.
You are invited to the International Day of Persons with
Disabilities Celebration – Defining Community!
What does this year’s event include? We have 2 events
for the day:
12- 1:30 and 3- 6:00 pm
Lobby of the Jack Singer Concert Hall, Calgary (205 8th Ave SE)
12-1:30 pm – Pride in Citizenship Powered by Petcha Kucha presented in
partnership with the Calgary Public Library – IDPD hosts a discussion panel of
citizens and experts on a variety of issues affecting Pride in Citizenship of
persons with disabilities including Housing, Human Rights, Poverty Reduction
and Sexual Health. This is a lunch & learn event so bring your lunch!
3- 6:00 pm - An Evening of
Celebration – A cocktail reception (refreshments & cash bar) showcasing the
talents, contributions and successes of persons with disabilities in Calgary.
This will include a showcase of 8-10 participants who are active in their
community as artists, musicians, dancers, authors, entrepreneurs, volunteers or
students, as well as live entertainment and short films in partnership with
PictureThis! Film Festival. The Calgary Community Impact Awards and Premier’s
Council on the Status of Persons with Disabilities Awards will also be given
out during a live presentation.