Thursday, December 12 | 5:30 pm

Intersectionality in Disability Justice

Programs & Events

Demanding Intersectionality in Disability Justice Movements

Join Lydia X. Z. Brown in conversation with local leaders on disability justice in the movement for racial justice. Lydia is a community organizer, writer, speaker, educator, attorney, and advocate for disability justice. They work to disrupt and end all forms of systemic and interpersonal violence targeting disabled people at the margins of the margins. Co-hosted with exhibit partner Amplifier. Free.
PANELISTS:
ChrisTiana ObeySumner is a Black and Indigenous, Queer, and Multiply disabled person. They are a DEI and Intersectional Disability advocate and consultant and founded Epiphanies of Equity LLC and The Eleanor Elizabeth Institute for Black Empowerment.
 
NEVE is a choreographer, writer, composer, and multidisciplinary performance artist based in Duwamish and other Unceded Coast Salish Territories.
 
Seema Bahl is a faculty member in the Sociology Department at Bellevue College focusing in the areas of gender, race, feminism, and disability.
 
Shain A. M. Neumeier is an autistic activist for disability, youth, and queer justice and liberation. They are a solo attorney in Western Massachusetts whose practice focuses on disability and transgender law.

Staff Chats: Greg Siegler, Global Health, Grants & Contracts Services

Come chat with a Gates Foundation employee in the Discovery Center. Each week our featured staffer will share stories, experiences, and updates from their field of work. No RSVP required.

Youth-Led Gallery Discussion

Participate in a youth-led dialogue exploring how young people are creating change in their communities, and discover local connections to the social movements represented in the exhibit "We the Future." Ideal for young people and adults.

Youth-Led Gallery Discussion

Participate in a youth-led dialogue exploring how young people are creating change in their communities, and discover local connections to the social movements represented in the exhibit "We the Future." Ideal for young people and adults.

Empowering Refugee Students: How We Can Help

The World Affairs Council and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Discovery Center host an educator workshop examining the themes and issues highlighted in the "We the Future" exhibit. Receive three FREE clock hours and curriculum resource guide.

STEAM Power 2020: Educator Workshop

The Discovery Center proudly partners with the Museum of Pop Culture and the Pacific Science Center to bring teachers STEAM Power, a day dedicated to inspiring and supporting educators in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math). STEAM Power features a choice of two, 2-hour, skill-based workshops, a stimulating keynote with lunch, as well as snacks throughout the day. These workshops are designed especially for educators addressing a broad spectrum of STEAM learning, highlighting key topics from each organization’s specific areas of expertise, taught by each organization’s staff and professional educators. The cost to attend STEAM Power is $55, and includes a light breakfast, lunch and snacks. STEAM Power workshops are held at the Pacific Science Center and Discovery Center locations. Seven Washington state STEM clock hours are available.

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