Ableism (pronounced ey-buh-liz-uhm) is a form of discrimination or social prejudice against people with disabilities.
Sunday May 6th, 5-6pm
Sunday anti-oppression teach-in series:
Introduction to Ableism by Sarah Watkins, Nolan Darileck
1. What is ableism?
2. How does ableism manifest in interpersonal and structural ways?
3. How do we recognize and interrupt ableism, both as disabled and non-disabled people?
Goal of Discussion: To raise consciousness around the negative impacts of ableism, to identify tools for recognizing and interrupting ableism, and to foster discussion about ways to reduce ableism in the Occupy movement.
Call(s) to Action: Learn how to be a better ally to people with disabilities.