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Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Carnegie Library - Hill District, 2177 Centre Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15219

 

Inside Our Minds presents

CARCERAL ABLEISM: THE CRUX OF MASS INCARCERATION WITH DUSTIN GIBSON

This workshop will illuminate the inextricable links between ableism and racism by uncovering a history of violence towards Disabled people, including multiple forms of incarceration and the disablement of low/no income communities. It will also offer abolition of police and prisons as a way forward in creating a world in which disability is accepted and treated as a natural component of the human experience.

This workshop is part of Inside Our Minds' Radical Mental Health Series, sponsored by the Opportunity Fund. Learn more at www.insideourminds.org/radical-mental-health.

 

Wednesday, May 22nd

6PM-8PM

Carnegie Library - Hill District

2177 Centre Ave

Pittsburgh, PA 15219



About the Presenter

Dustin Gibson is a community builder that develops he[art]work to undo ableism and racism. He is the co-founder of Disability Advocates for Rights and Transition, where he works to build futures free from institutions. Twitter: @notthreefifths | Website: dustinpgibson.com

Accessibility and Venue Information

The main entrance to CLP – Hill District at 2177 Centre Avenue is fully accessible with switch-activated automatic doors. Restrooms are fully accessible. ASL interpretation will be provided during the workshop. Color Communication Badges will be available to nonverbally indicate communication preferences. There will also be earplugs and stim toys on hand for anyone who would like some. Please message the Inside Our Minds page with any additional questions or access needs.

About the Organizations and Sponsors

Inside Our Minds is a Pittsburgh-based radical mental health organization that works to elevate the voices of people with lived experience of mental illness and madness. Inside Our Minds is a project of New Sun Rising. Learn more at www.insideourminds.org.

Opportunity Fund awards grants to small to midsize arts organizations, and organizations and initiatives that advance social and economic justice. At least 75% of grants are awarded to projects that benefit the Greater Pittsburgh Community. Learn more at www.theopportunityfund.org.

This program or event is neither sponsored nor endorsed by Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh.

 

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