1st Annual International Day of Persons with Disabilities Celebration
Please join us virtually for our very 1st Annual International Day of Persons with Disabilities Celebration
Wednesday, December 8th, 2021 from 8:00 am to 10:00 am CT.
Our goal is celebrating individuals with disabilities while learning how to be more inclusive by sharing personal stories–building back better: towards an inclusive, accessible and sustainable post COVID-19 world by, for and with persons with disabilities.
- 8:00 – 8:10 AM Welcome & Disability:IN Minnesota 2021 Recap
- 8:10 – 8:40 AM Guest Speaker: Brittanie Wilson
- 8:40 – 8:50 AM Session Break & 1st Giveaway Winners Announced
- 8:50 – 9:00 AM Disability:IN Minnesota 2022
- 9:00 – 9:55 AM Brave New Workshop
- 9:55 – 10:00 AM Wrap-up & 2nd Giveaway Winners Announced
Brittanie Wilson has a bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies from Saint Cloud State University. Brittanie was born with a Disability called Arthrogryposis and uses an electric wheelchair. Recently Brittanie recently took part in Partners in Policymaking – a self advocacy course aimed at people with Disabilities. In addition, Brittanie is the communications officer for the Minnesota Council on Disability. She also serves on the Governors Council for Developmental Disabilities, MNCCD, and is on a leadership group for SEIU Homecare MN where she hopes to gain better wages for PCA’s. The advancement of Disabled people is a strong passion and Brittanie hopes to encourage others in the community to become advocates in all areas of life. Outside of advocacy, Brittanie enjoys reading, photography, “zooming” on the trails, hanging with friends, and creating art.
Registration for this free event is required. Please register in advance for this meeting:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Disability:IN Minnesota is committed to making this an inclusive event. If you need an accommodation to participate, please contact info@DI-MN.org at least 10 days prior to the event with your request.