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January 2020

Speaking Advocates: What Inspires Us

January 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
AGE Building Rm 161, 3710 Cedar Street
Austin, Texas 78705
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This month's Speaking Advocates theme is "What Inspires Us". The experiences of people with disabilities are frequently distorted as inspiration for non-disabled people. The term "inspiration porn," coined by the late comedian/activist Stella Young, refers to exploitative portrayals of people with disabilities in which their regular everyday activities are re-framed as brave or inspirational while the same activities, when performed by non-disabled people, earn little recognition. Join the Speaking Advocates this month to reclaim the original meaning of inspiration as…

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February 2020

Speaking Advocates

February 29 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on February 29, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on March 28, 2020 at 1:00 pm

AGE Building Rm 161, 3710 Cedar Street
Austin, Texas 78705
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FREE

Our Opening Minds, Opening Doors Speaking Advocates group is free and meets the last Saturday of every month from 1 to 3 PM in Room 161 of the AGE of Central Texas Building. We welcome adults with disabilities who are interested in presenting stories and meeting other speakers. Email Ms. Boye to RSVP or learn more.

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March 2020

Speaking Advocates

March 28 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 29, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on March 28, 2020 at 1:00 pm

AGE Building Rm 161, 3710 Cedar Street
Austin, Texas 78705
+ Google Map
FREE

Our Opening Minds, Opening Doors Speaking Advocates group is free and meets the last Saturday of every month from 1 to 3 PM in Room 161 of the AGE of Central Texas Building. We welcome adults with disabilities who are interested in presenting stories and meeting other speakers. Email Ms. Boye to RSVP or learn more.

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