Events

Upcoming events

Launch of the Global Alliance for Disaster Resource Acceleration

Please join WID, The Partnership for Inclusive Disaster Strategies, and ONG Inclusive for the launch of the Global Alliance for Disaster Resource Acceleration. Click the linked image below for more information.

Launch Event: Global Alliance for Disaster Resource Acceleration. Thursday, July 9, 2020. Logo for the Global Alliance for Disaster Resource Acceleration. 6 arrows wrapping around an invisible sphere, each a different color - orange, red, purple, blue, green, and gray.

2020 Partners in Preparedness Summit Series: Disability Justice During Crisis

Hosted by Arizona Statewide Independent Living Council and made possible by the Arizona Department of Health Services.
Partners: National Council on Independent Living, Partnership for Inclusive Disaster Strategies, and the World Institute on Disability

The 2020 Partners in Preparedness Summit Series starts with a webconference on June 30th, and is followed by weekly webinars on the theme of Disability Justice During Crisis until a concluding in-person event on September 4th at SkySong Center in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Kickoff Webconference: Disability Justice During Crisis

Tuesday June 30, 2020 from 9am to 4pm (Pacific/Arizona Time)

Featuring speakers including WID’s Marcie Roth

For more information:

Link to Partners in Preparedness Summit Series website

Link to RSVP for the Partners in Preparedness Summit Series

Link to Facebook Event Page

Past & Reoccurring Events

WID has hosted several webinars where people with disabilities and disability-led organizations from around the world have come to share their experiences and needs as we navigate the coronavirus pandemic.

Click the linked image below to be taken to the event page.

Text: Global Disability + Disaster Town Hall Meetings. Collage of ears, speech bubbles, hands signing, and a hand using a communication board.

WID hosts several different events annually and sometimes even biannually. Click on one of the following links to read about them.

Additionally, WID supports disability inclusion efforts and accessibility features for about ten conferences per year through the Conference Accessibility Initiative. View the photo gallery from the 2016 initiative, the 2017 initiative, the 2018 initiative, or the 2019 initiative to learn more.

For more information about events, contact Kat Zigmont, WID’s Director of Operations, at kat@wid.org.


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