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African American Conference on Disabilities

February 17 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Desert Willow Conference Center
4340 E. Cotton Center Blvd.
Phoenix, Arizona 85040

Friday, February 17, 2017
8:00am to 5:00pm

We invite you to join us for the 6th Annual African American Conference on Disabilities on February 17th, 2017 in Phoenix, AZ. The Conference will feature a variety of disability-related workshops, as well as keynote speaker Dr. Matthew C. Whitaker, Founder and CEO of the Diamond Strategies, LLC.

Workshop Topics:

  • Culture and Disabilities
  • Civil Rights
  • Mental Health
  • Employment Rights
  • Voting Rights
  • Youth to Adult Transition
  • Veterans
  • Child Welfare and Disabilities
  • Alzheimer’s and Dementia
  • And more…
  • Housing Rights
  • Police Engagement & Outreach
  • Abuse & Neglect
  • Special Education Rights & Services

Keynote Speaker, Dr. Matthew C. Whitaker
Founder and CEO of the Diamond Strategies, LLC (DSC)

Dr. Whitaker is an award-winning educator, author, community engagement specialist, motivational speaker, and founder the Center for the Study of Race and Democracy, winner of the 2014 Arizona Diversity Leadership Alliance (DLA) Inclusive Workplace Award, at Arizona State University, where he was a professor of history for 15 years.

Continuing Legal Education (CLEs) will be available.
Continuing Education Units (CEUs) will be available.

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For more information on the Conference, sponsorship and vendor opportunities, contact:

Renaldo Fowler, Arizona Center for Disability Law
(602) 274-6287 or

David Carey, ABILITY360
(602) 443-0723

Details

Date:
February 17
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Organizers

Renaldo Fowler, Arizona Center for Disability Law
David Carey, ABILITY360

Venue

Desert Willow Conference Center
4340 East Cotton Center Blvd.
Phoenix, AZ 85040 United States
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