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The Struggle for Racial Equality is Inseparable from Disability Inclusion and All Human Rights Movements

June 4, 2020

Bishop Desmond Tutu of South Africa once said, “If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.” It is with that prompting (and a powerful press release we received from Disability Rights Washington) that LiveWorkPlay comments on the issues of injustice, violence, and racial discrimination that are making… Continue reading The Struggle for Racial Equality is Inseparable from Disability Inclusion and All Human Rights Movements

LiveWorkPlay Celebrates United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities

November 27, 2017

Although this annual December 3rd observance is a single date on the calendar, it has always been a favoured opportunity for LiveWorkPlay to celebrate progress towards a more inclusive local, provincial, national, and international community. In fact, all of our guiding statements – mission, vision, and values – were derived from the United Nations Convention… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Celebrates United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities

LiveWorkPlay: Summertime News!

June 9, 2017

SUMMER IS OUR BUSY SEASON! While it might be a regular pattern for some government, private, and non-profit organizations to slow down during the summer season, it’s arguably the busiest time of year at LiveWorkPlay! Here’s some of what is happening: we’ve hired four summer students who are completing training and will be helping with employment,… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay: Summertime News!

Report from The 2015 Learning Community for Person-Centred Practices Gathering

April 17, 2015

The second annual Learning Community for Person-Centred Practices Gathering in Ontario took place on April 14-15 in Richmond Hill. Five LiveWorkPlay staff members were in attendance and also contributed on a formal basis by hosting a session “Out of the Box and Off the Shelf: Bringing Person-Centred Plans To Life!” Presented by Support Coordinator Allison… Continue reading Report from The 2015 Learning Community for Person-Centred Practices Gathering

Catherine Frazee Appointed Officer of the Order of Canada

December 29, 2014

Catherine Frazee has been appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada for her advancement of the rights of persons with disabilities, and as an advocate for social justice. Her brief biography at Ryerson University includes this description: In three words, I’m a writer, an educator and an activist.  These three identities come together for me… Continue reading Catherine Frazee Appointed Officer of the Order of Canada

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