Monthly Archives: May 2019

Access 4 All Spokane presents at “Welcoming Different Voices” May 17

Sign up before May 10 for “Welcoming Different Voices”, the 2019 Pacific & Western Disability Studies Symposium, being held May 17 & 18 at Eastern Washington University’s Riverpoint Campus in Downtown Spokane.

Access 4 All Spokane members will present several sessions and a keynote address on Friday, May 17.

There is no charge for this event. A meal will be included each day if you register by May 10.

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Details: On May 17, Access 4 All Spokane members Deb Wolfer and Alisa Rudolph will tell the story of A4A Spokane and the Spokane County Accessible Community Advisory Committee, and focus on our collaborative efforts to celebrate and encourage accessible and disability-friendly places, events and services in our area.

Lynn Swedberg will do a nuts-and-bolts session on how to make meetings more accessible.

Dave Reynolds will give a keynote address on some next steps in the evolution of disability advocacy.

Several of our allies from Worksource, Workforce Development Council, Next Generation Zone and others will fill the audience in on innovative approaches to employment in our area.

Laura Renz will introduce the crowd to the Northwest Service Dog Alliance and their advocacy efforts to educate the community to reduce unsafe, bogus service dogs.

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Thank you for all you do to make the world more accessible and welcoming.

“Celebrating and encouraging accessible and disability-friendly places, services, and events across Spokane County”