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Shared stories and performances of human rights on International Day of Persons with Disabilities

November 20, 2017

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Join hundreds of Manitobans at a FREE jointly community and government planned event to mark the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. St.Amant is one of the many groups that is planning and will be hosting the event.
1 to 3 pm,
Friday, December 1, 2017
Canadian Museum for Human Rights
85 Israel Asper Way
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Please note that while the event is FREE, the space has a limited capacity of 500
ASL and computer note taking supports will be available. If you plan to attend and will require other accommodations, please contact Tracy MacMillan (Phone: 204-945-7613 / Email: Tracy.MacMillan@gov.mb.ca). The event will also be streamed – further details to follow.
The theme for the event is “Attitude Matters”. The program will include:
Words from Premier Brian Pallister
FASD Life’s Journey Drum Group
The CBC’s Donna Carreiro
Performers from the Sick and Twisted Theatre Company:
Jordan Phillips
Diane Rasing
Debbie Patterson
Angela Chalmers
A very limited number of information booths at the event will be made available without charge to community-based, disability-related organizations. These will be provided on a first come, first serve basis. Please contact Jennifer Sande (jennifer.sande@mlpd.mb.ca) if your organization is interested in having a booth.

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