Diversity Week 2017

Diversity Week is an initiative to celebrate diversity and inclusion on University of Calgary campuses through a variety of events, open to all community members.

A full schedule of events is now available.

NEADS Board of Directors positions

The National Educational Association of Disabled Students (NEADS) is seeking applications for the next two year term of its board of directors, January 01, 2017 – December 31, 2018. All persons interested in a position on the board must be regular members in good standing, that is students with disabilities enrolled in a Canadian post-secondary institution or recent graduates with disabilities who have graduated within the last five years.

Consult the press release for more information on the position and application process.

jack.org

Jack.org is the only national network of young leaders transforming the way we think about mental health.

Visit the site to learn more about the vision of the network, some of their current initiatives, and ways you can get involved.

You can also browse a great list of resources for students and parents.

NEADS seeks applications for its Board of Directors

The National Educational Association of Disabled Students (NEADS) is seeking applications for the next two year term of its board of directors, January 01, 2015 – December 31, 2016. All persons interested in a position on the board must be regular members in good standing, that is students with disabilities enrolled in a Canadian post-secondary institution or recent graduates with disabilities (graduated within the last five years).

No prior participation in the disability or student movements is required to join the NEADS Board. Members who have strong skill sets in governance, fundraising, finance, social media and membership/partnership outreach are especially welcome. Any interested and enthusiastic NEADS member with relevant skill sets and a strong work ethic is encouraged to seek election.

For more information on the application process, consult this press release.

Disability Innovations Symposium

More than 400 employers, educators, agencies, government staff, people with disabilities, and their families attended the Innovations At Work symposium on May 22-23, 2014. The purpose of the symposium was to hear and discuss ways of enhancing employment opportunities for Albertans with disabilities. 

The event also included the announcement of two new programs designed to help create more job opportunities for people with disabilities:

Videos of presentations made at the symposium are available on the event website.

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