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Culture and Conversation Series - Facilitated conversations with diverse communities - Disability and Oppression: Understanding the Historical and Social Stigmas of People with Disabilities
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 - 4:00pm
Culture and Conversation Series - Facilitated conversations with diverse communities - Disability and Oppression: Understanding the Historical and Social Stigmas of People with Disabilities



 The Portland State University School of Social Work is pleased to present a series of events centered around culture and conversations. Please join us for three weeks in February and one week in March as we invite community leaders to facilitate conversations around celebrating strengths and understanding disparities in Oregon Communities. All events are free to the community. CEU-qualifying education credit will be available. For more information, please contact Cimone Schwoeffermann at cimone@pdx.edu.

Registration opens Tuesday, January 29 and complete details will be available at pdx.edu/ssw/sswce.


Disability and Oppression: Understanding the Historical and Social Stigmas of People with
Disabilities


March 6, 2013
4-5:30 PM., Location ASRC 620
This workshop will look at the shifting stigmas and oppression experienced by people with physical disabilities through the last 50 years.  It will explore the use of language and etiquette to better work with and for people with disabilities.