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September, 25 2017

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The articles, opportunities, and events described in the DCC Newsletter do not necessarily reflect the views of the Disability Cultural Center, Syracuse University Division of Student Affairs, or Syracuse University.  The objective of the DCC Newsletter is to provide a centralized and comprehensive resource, which describes current activity in disability and diversity scholarship, cultural activities, and general news. Please direct any concerns about content directly to the DCC and the specific posting organization.  Also, the DCC welcomes relevant submissions.  

Please email sudcc@syr.edu  by 9AM each Monday with your submission.

THIS IS THE LAST WEEK OF DISABILITY AWARENESS MONTH 2015!!

SU HAPPENINGS

**Disability Awareness Month THIS WEEK: CHALK THE QUAD Tuesday October, 27 and WHEELCHAIR BASKETBALL Saturday October, 31**

Meditation opportunities on campus: "Short Sits" continue

Apply to be an Orientation Leader!

Upcoming Certificate in University Teaching seminars

Hendricks Chapel Halloween Organ Concert

Third Annual Spoken Word Poetry Institute

'Greek or Treat' with SU's Greek Community

Coming Out Month Keynote Event - Poetry Slam

Career Services Hosts Two Workshops

Humanities Center Grad Student Brownbag

BCCC meeting on October 29th

CFE Brown Bag Series - Masters Students: Thesis or Comprehensive Exams

CRS Author's talk: Marxism, Black Feminism and Intersectionality

BCCE Sunday Best 'Cuse Edition" Auditions

The BGSA presents: Network to show your Networth

SU NEWS

The LGBT Resource Center is HIRING!

Student Auditions to Perform at 31st Annual MLK Jr. Celebration

SU Abroad Course in Lebanon, Jordan Studies Gender, Sexuality

Chancellor Syverud, University dedicate wheelchair ramp for Holden Observatory

VeteransU App help Vets adjust to life at SU

Campuswide survey will address learning, living and working environment

CALLS FOR PAPERS, CONFERENCES, SCHOLARSHIPS, AND PARTICIPANTS

Consortium for Culture and Medicine: Courses Spring 2016

DISABILITY LAW FELLOWSHIP at the ARC, National Center on Criminal Justice and Disability™ (NCCJD)

Call for Proposals: Advanced, Research Team and Short Seminars at the School for Advanced Research

Call for Research Participants

3 Funded PhD's in 'rethinking disability'

Human Rights Campaign University Internship Program

NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

WEBINAR OPPORTUNIY: 7 [Dis]Ability Faux Pas in Social Justice Education Times article: Dating and autism

Family in need of assistance: Employment opportunity for Grad Student etc.

The Psych Ward: A Retreat for Impoverished Women - An article by DCC Graduate Assistant, Kate Pollack

B-tch on Wheels Blog Post: Voting not for our pocketbooks, but for our future

Media Kit for ADA Anniversary | ADA Anniversary Tool Kit

Disability Scoop 10.20.15

Disability Scoop 10.23.15

Mobility International USA completes 1st podcast series: #BlindAbroad

Friends of Dorothy (FOD) Dinner is on Oct 28th

Latest Journal of Disability and Religion Issue Plus a Harvest of Recent Resources and Links

Spoken word poet Andrea Gibson

100 Black Men of Syracuse Inc. Saturday Academy

 


SU HAPPENINGS



** Disability Awareness Month THIS WEEK: CHALK THE QUAD Tuesday October, 27 and WHEELCHAIR BASKETBALL Saturday October, 31**

 

**Tuesday, October 27**

RESCHEDULED: CHALK THE QUAD **TUESDAY** (10/27) FOR DISABILITY AWARENESS MONTH (DISABILITY STUDENT UNION)

After all the bad weather and rescheduling, we will finally be Chalking the Quad, Tuesday, October 27th, from 2 to 4 p.m. 

Meet us at the steps of Hendricks and we'll provide the chalk! Invite anyone you'd like! The more the merrier!

See you there! 

**Saturday, October 31**

Come join the Blended Wheelchair Basketball initiative on SU Campus!!

Join Move Along an inclusive adaptive sports organization (www.movealonginc.org)‚ the Syracuse VA and students & staff from Syracuse University and other community members in a fun and energetic game of wheelchair basketball.  This program offers its participants an opportunity to have fun while keeping fit and learning to play wheelchair basketball.  No experience required except a desire to participate and socialize playing wheelchair basketball.  Each year our team plays other NY state teams at the State Fair and you can have an opportunity to act as peer mentor for our youth rebound wheelchair basketball program.  If there is interest this team can travel to play other NY State wheelchair basketball teams.

This program is for ages eighteen and up. Specialized basketball wheelchairs are provided but limited. Participants may need to rotate in and out throughout the practice to allow everyone a chance to enjoy this great physical activity. 
The activity will take place on the campus of Syracuse University!

Cost: 
Free entry and participation with a SU ID card.

$5 per session for community members. 

A team jersey will be developed and available at cost for interested individuals

Times: 
9:30 am to 11:30 am on Saturday’s October 31, November 21, December 5 and 12

Season:
First session October 31st thru Dec 12th, 2015

For more information please contact Jeff Wright of Move Along jeff_wright@movealonginc.org or the SUDCC sudcc@syr.edu.


 

Meditation opportunities on campus: "Short Sits" continue 

The weekly “short sit” meditation time will continue for the next 5 weeks (Wednesday Oct 21 until Thanksgiving break).

It will be held each Wednesday, noon to 12:45 in Sims 319. 

15 minutes of yoga, 15 minutes of meditation, 15 minutes of discussion.

(Drop in/out as you wish, though we will shut the door during the sitting time).

 
   


 

Apply to be an Orientation Leader!

What is an Orientation Leader?

An Orientation Leader (OL) is an ambassador for Syracuse Welcome to help incoming students transition to Syracuse University. They assist with move-in, help facilitate large scale events, and serve as a resource for all Orientation and Syracuse related questions. Orientation Leaders must work well in a team, possess strong communication skills, be responsible, punctual, and enthusiastic about SU. OLs cannot be Resident Advisors (RAs), Dean’s Team Members or Peer Advisors due to the conflicting time commitments. Orientation Leaders are also expected to come back to campus early to receive training.
Orientation leaders have to meet a minimum set of requirements in order to be offered a position. Each applicant must:
  • Be a full-time Syracuse University undergraduate student
  • Maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher, which must be held through the Spring and Summer semesters
  • Be in good judicial standing

Applications due by 4pm on Thursday, November 5

Questions? Email Lisa Chestney at lchestne@syr.edu.


   


 

Upcoming Certificate in University Teaching seminars

The Art and Science of Effective Lesson Planning

with Prof. Marcelle Haddix, Reading & Language Arts

Friday, October 30, 2:00-3:30 p.m.

Hall of Languages 102

In this workshop, participants will learn the essential elements of an effective lesson plan and how to create lesson plans for a diverse student population. We will consider strategies to identify and articulate concrete objectives for student learning that align with dynamic and creative teaching activities. Participants will learn how to craft an effective lesson plan, how to assess student learning and monitor for student understanding, and how to revise lesson plans after teaching them. FPP participants will have the opportunity to develop lesson plans, along with examples of teaching activities, for inclusion in their CUT teaching portfolio.

Click here to register

The Fall 2015 CUT seminar lineup will conclude with …

Universal Design for Instruction: Foundations and Applications

with Dr. Diane Wiener, Director of the Disability Cultural Center

Tuesday, November 10, 5:00-6:30 p.m.

Hall of Languages 202

Click here to register

 

 

Hendricks Chapel Halloween Organ Concert

On Thursday, October 29, at 11 p.m., SU student organists will present an evening of live organ music, special effects, and refreshments at Hendricks Chapel. This is a unique event that features student performances and shows the campus community the organ can be used in fun, unexpected ways!  Doors will open early, and the Hendricks Facebook page will have updates about the event. Questions can be directed to Hugh Jones or Anne Laver.


  


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Third Annual Spoken Word Poetry Institute

Verbal Blend will host the annual Spoken Word Poetry Institute on Friday, October 30 and Saturday, October 31.

Events include a panel discussion themed, "The Rose That Grew from Concrete," mini readings from emerging poets, and a daylong workshop for writers and performers facilitated by Good Vibes Creative Minds (pictured above), a hip-hop/spoken word group from Harlem, New York, and 11 other spoken word poets.

The Institute will conclude with a live performance by Good Vibes Creative Minds on Saturday, October 31, 7:30 p.m., in the Schine Student Center Underground

Tickets are available at the Schine Box Office and are free and open to the public.

For more information visit the Verbal Blend Poets website or contact Cedric T. Bolton in the Office of Multicultural Affairs.

 
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'Greek or Treat' with SU's Greek Community

The six councils of Syracuse University's Greek community would like to extend an invitation to all SU faculty and staff members and their children to be a part of the annual "Greek or Treat."  This fun and safe Halloween event is Friday, October 30, 3 to 5 p.m. in Walnut Park.  Children can trick or treat and participate in a fun Halloween-themed activity at each of the twelve Greek houses surrounding Walnut Park. Any questions can be sent to Aileen Coughlin.

 
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Coming Out Month Keynote Event - Poetry Slam

Coming Out Month's keynote this year will be a poetry slam scheduled for Tuesday, October 27, at 7 p.m., in Hendricks Chapel.  Entitled “Dear Straight People,” this event is meant to generate dialogue about marginalized genders and sexualities within and across LGBTQ communities. Four queer and trans* spoken word artists will perform original pieces as a call to action and accountability as we work toward allyship and liberation. Featuring Alix Olson, Danez Smith, Yazmin Monet Watkins, and Kit Yan. The keynote does not require tickets.
 
 
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Career Services Hosts Two Workshops

 

Major Mixer


Exploring, researching, deciding on your major? On Tuesday, November 3, 5 to 6 p.m., in 202 Hall of Languages, students can learn the best ways to pick a major from those who have already done so. There will be a panel discussion followed by time to speak individually with students. For more information, email Tracy Tillapaugh.

Dining for SUccess


During a dinner on Tuesday, November 3, 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Goldstein Alumni & Faculty Center, students can learn the answers to a number of questions that may arise about professional meals, such as which fork to use, when to unfold a napkin, how to eat and answer a question at the same time, or whether to use utensils for finger foods. The evening features a four-course meal, a bit of fun, and everything a student needs to know about dining etiquette. There are 85 seats available on a first-come, first-served basis. To reserve a spot, students should go to Career Services (235 Schine) with a $10 refundable deposit by Friday, October 30. 

 
 
 
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Humanities Center Grad Student Brownbag

Tuesday, October 27 - 11:30am-1:30pm

"Grad Student Humanities Brownbag"

300 Tolley / Humanities Center Library

Graduate students in the Humanities are often good at explaining what they do and study, but less adept at articulating, succinctly, their research methods. Interested graduate students from across the Humanities, from English to Sociology, Cultural Foundations of Education to Anthropology, are invited to participate in an informal discussion about Humanities research methods. Participants should come with a short (2-3 minute) explanation of their research methods for a lively peer dialogue. Light refreshments will be provided. Questions and RSVPs  can be directed to TJ West [tjwestii@syr.edu].​

 
 
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BCCC meeting on October 29th

The Beyond Compliance Coordinating Committee (BCCC) will be holding its third meeting of the semester on this coming Thursday, October 29th at 12:30pm. We will be meeting in the 2nd floor conference room (Room 210) of the Hoople building on the SU campus, at the corner South Crouse and Marshall Street. 

We will be discussing plans for events, especially our event, Steve Taylor Reading Series II, and activism for this year. We look forward to your feedback and participation. 

 
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CFE Brown Bag Series - Masters Students: Thesis or Comprehensive Exams

The CFE Brown Bag Series is kicking off this fall with a Brown Bag titled Masters Students: Thesis or Comprehensive Exams on October 30th at 12:30pm in the Tom Green Room - 364 Huntington Hall.


 

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CRS Author's talk: Marxism, Black Feminism and Intersectionality

Communication and Rhetorical Studies Author's talk: Sharon Smith, author of Women and Socialism: Class, Race and Capital, talk about Marxism, Black Feminism, and Intersectionality at Watson Theater on Wednesday, October 28th at 4 pm. Sponsored by the Department of Communication and Rhetorical Studies. Co-sponsored by the Department of African American Studies and the Department of Women's and Gender Studies.

 
 
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BCCE Sunday Best 'Cuse Edition" Auditions

 

October 28, 29, and November 3  | 5 - 8:30pm

October 28: Goldstein 201ABC, 5-7pm

October 19: Schine Jabberwocky Café, 5-8:30pm

November 3: Schine 304ABC, 5-8pm

For more information contact Justin Robinson at jqrobins@syr.edu

 
 
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The BGSA presents: Network to show your Networth

 

The Black Graduate Student Association presents: Network to show your Networth

The Black Graduate Student Association (BGSA) of Syracuse University is sponsoring an event called “Network to show your Networth.” We are interested in asking you to join us for food, fellowship with graduate students and fun. The event is designed to engage faculty and students of color in conversations in an attempt to get to know each other and to create networking relationships for the future.

Thursday October 29, 2015

Hall of Languages (HL) 500   |   7 pm

Below is a link and we ask that you RSVP through that link because a short survey of your interests will be recorded. We are using the information to be intentional about connecting faculty and graduate students 

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1gVSkBjQpmZVvtdDqG94Bo3AbrUOe1L5IE7-YQI_UE-0/viewform?c=0&w=1

Contact: Kim Williams (knwillia@syr.edu) for additional details and questions.


     


SU NEWS

The LGBT Resource Center is HIRING!

 

The LGBT Resource Center is hiring a new student staff member for the Spring 2016 semester. Applicants must be full-time SU undergraduates with Federal Work Study. Consider applying as a Student Assistant or a Graphic Designer.

Applications are open until Wednesday, November 4th. If you have any questions, please contact Abby Fite.

 

 


 

Student Auditions to Perform at 31st Annual MLK Jr. Celebration

Individual students and student performing groups are invited to audition to perform at Syracuse University’s 31st Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration, which takes place Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016, in the Carrier Dome. Apllications due November 6, by 5pm.

http://news.syr.edu/auditions-to-perform-at-31st-martin-luther-king-jr-celebration-49791/


 


 

SU Abroad Course in Lebanon, Jordan Studies Gender, Sexuality

The course took place in Lebanon and Jordan, where students directly engaged with issues pertaining to the study of feminism, gender and sexuality in the Arab world.

http://news.syr.edu/su-abroad-course-in-lebanon-jordan-studies-gender-sexuality-77837/


 

Chancellor Syverud, University dedicate wheelchair ramp for Holden Observatory

http://news.syr.edu/chancellor-syverud-university-dedicate-wheelchair-ramp-for-holden-observatory-84741/


 

VeteransU App help Vets adjust to life at SU

http://news.syr.edu/veteransu-app-helps-vets-adjust-to-life-at-su-80988/



 


 

Campuswide survey will address learning, living and working environment

http://news.syr.edu/campuswide-survey-will-address-learning-living-working-environment-50068/

 
 


CALLS FOR PAPERS, CONFERENCES, SCHOLARSHIPS, AND PARTICIPANTS

Consortium for Culture and Medicine: Courses Spring 2016

COURSES: SPRING 2016

A Cooperative Program of SUNY Upstate Medical University, Le Moyne College, and Syracuse University

*Disability, Food and Health*

Mondays, 12:45-3:30 pm

Crouse-Hinds Hall 321, SU Campus

Katie McDonald, PhD, FAAIDD

Major theories, historical events, law, services, and research related to health and wellness for persons with disabilities including disparities, health promotion, ethics, aging, violence, and disaster preparedness.

*Bioethics*

Wednesdays, 4:30-7:30 pm

Venue TBD, Upstate Campus

Ernest Wallwork, PhD

Use of ethical theory in thinking about case problems in health care. Moral dilemmas: use of reproductive technologies, abortion, surrogate motherhood, research with humans, refusal and withdrawal of treatment, physician-assisted suicide.

*Culture and Reproductive Health and Medicine*

Mondays, 3:45-6:35 pm

Tolley Building 204, SU Campus

Sandra Lane, PhD, MPH

Cultural anthropological approaches to cross-cultural variations in reproductive practices (pregnancy,     childbirth, infertility, etc.) Impact of globalization, biomedicalization, international development on reproduction and reproductive health. Medical anthropology and gender studies.

Eligibility

CCM courses are open to upper division undergraduates, graduate students faculty from the cooperating institutions, and members of the public who hold Bachelor’s Degrees.

For members of the public, permission of the instructor is required.

Registration

Le Moyne students: WebAdvisor 

Syracuse University students: My Slice

SUNY Upstate Medical University students: MyUpstate.

Members of the public can register through any of the three institutions.

www.upstate.edu/ccm


 

DISABILITY LAW FELLOWSHIP at the ARC, National Center on Criminal Justice and Disability™ (NCCJD)

Fellowship opportunity: Criminal Justice Fellow, National Center on Criminal Justice and Disability™ (NCCJD)

http://www.thearc.org/what-we-do/programs-and-services/national-initiatives/nccjd/nccjd_fellow

 

 


 

Call for Proposals: Advanced, Research Team and Short Seminars at the School for Advanced Research

 

The School for Advanced Research will begin accepting proposals for Advanced, Research Team and Short Seminars on November 3, 2015.  The deadline for submissions is February 1, 2016. 

Seminars at the School for Advanced Research (SAR) promote communication among scholars and/or practitioners who are at a critical stage of research on a shared topic. Each seminar consists of up to 10 scholars — including one or two who serve as chair/s — who meet at SAR's Santa Fe campus for three to five days of intense discussion.

Advanced Seminars: SAR's renowned Advanced Seminar program convenes a group of scholars for a five-day seminar, the proceedings of which are considered for publication by SAR Press. Two or three Advanced Seminars are selected each year through a competitive application process. 

NEW THIS YEAR  SAR is accepting proposals for an advanced seminar that focuses on the growing importance of ethnographic methods and anthropological perspectives in design. A successful proposal will address a broad spectrum of design arenas—ranging from the shape of consumer products and software to the social features of built spaces—to identify common themes and useful insights.

Research Team Seminars: With funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF), SAR offers a Research Team Seminar program to advance collaborative and interdisciplinary research in anthropology. The program supports at least two seminars each year for research teams that need focused time together to synthesize, analyze, and discuss the results of their work; to develop plans for successful completion of their projects; and/or to plan new projects. Eligible research projects will be those in which the central focus is on a question of anthropological importance; teams that are interdisciplinary and international in scope are especially encouraged to apply.

Short Seminars: The School sponsors two- to three-day seminars that provide scholars with the opportunity to explore critical topics on human culture, evolution, history, and creative expression. These short sessions enable participants to assess recent developments and chart new directions on an anthropological topic as well as to plan additional conferences, symposia, publications, and/or research proposals.

For more information on SAR’s seminars and how to apply, please visit http://sarweb.org/index.php?seminars

 


 

Call for Research Participants

 

Saquana Cameron-Alston, a sociology senior thesis student, is looking for students to interview for her project. Her research focuses on the perspective of students’ experiences at Syracuse University who identify with having a disability: including temporary physical impairment and/or injury, temporary physical (in)accessibility, and anyone with a physical, mental, emotional, psychological or cognitive impairment. If you would like to participate in her research, contact her directly at slcamero@syr.edu or 347-209-9610. 

It is important to Saquana to foster a safe space for students and allow for students’ voices to be heard. Pseudonyms will be given to students who participate and all identifying information provided will be kept confidential.  For any questions, please reach out directly to Saquana.  Below is the content of the consent form for her project.  

My name is Saquana L. Cameron-Alston and I am an undergraduate student at Syracuse University. The collection of my research is solely for the requirement for my senior research thesis class under supervision of Professor Amy Lutz. I am inviting you to participate in a research study. Involvement in the study is voluntary, so you may choose to participate or not. This sheet will explain the study to you and please feel free to ask questions about the research if you have any. I will be happy to explain anything in detail if you wish. 

My research focuses on the point of view of students journeys at Syracuse University who self-identify with having a disability: including temporary physical impairment and/or injury, temporary physical (in)accessibility, and anyone with a physical, mental emotional, psychological or cognitive impairment. You will be asked to participate in a short interview, approximately 30 to 45 minutes of your time. During the interview I will ask you some questions about what are some of your coping strategies and other ways you navigate to succeed in college. In the conclusion of my research, I hope to create a safe space for students to have their voices heard and not to be categorize by others, but understand by their journey. All of the information will be kept confidential. 

Confidentiality: By agreeing to speak with me, I can assure you your identity and other personal information you wish not to be revealed won’t. You have the right to keep your information confidential. In any articles I write or any presentations that I make, I will create a made-up name for you to protect your identity. I will not reveal any details associated with you meaning, personal address, work locations or change any of your personal statements. If you begin to feel uncomfortable at any point during the interview, you have the right to end the interview and withdraw your consent to participate. 

Information Gathered: During the Course of the interview, I will be recording our conversation using my cellphone so I can refer back to the information at a later time and transcribe it. The information gathered from the recording will be used within my research with your consent. The recordings will be uploaded daily to a password protected computer file and kept only until the project is complete, after which it will be deleted. 

Contact Information: If you have any questions, concerns, complaints about the research please feel free to contact Professor Amy Lutz at 315-443-3842 or myself at 347-209-9610 or via email Slcamero@syr.edu. If you have any questions, concerns, or complaints that you wish to address to someone other than the investigator about your rights as a research participant please feel free to contact Syracuse University Institutional Review Board at 315-443-3013.

 

 


 

3 Funded PhD's in 'rethinking disability'

http://werkenbij.leidenuniv.nl/vacatures/phd-posities/15-348-vacature-universiteit-leiden-3-phd-positions-on-rethinking-disability.html

 

 


 

Human Rights Campaign University Internship Program

Human Rights Campaign University Internship Program. Need-based scholarship funds may be available. Scholarship & priority deadline: midnight, November 15. Apply today!



    


NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

WEBINAR OPPORTUNIY: 7 [Dis]Ability Faux Pas in Social Justice Education  

 

"You are such an inspiration!" "I don't see/know anyone with a disability." "I didn't mean it like that."

Narratives like these counter good intentions in social justice education and beyond. Join InciteChange! Nov. 2nd for an interactive webinar to discuss "7 [Dis]AbilityFaux Pas in Social Justice Education."

We live in an ableist world. The social structures we live with currently oppress people with disabilities and are deeply rooted in a history of violence, segregation, exclusion, and other forms of gross mistreatment. While these common microaggressions, or (dis)ability "faux pas," are harmful in any context, they are especially painful when perpetuated by social justice educators. They leave disabled people feeling continually marginalized from our work and our society. Indeed, too often (dis)ability is excluded when discussing the various social identity groups, suggesting that it is not important or interesting to discuss. This causes many disabled people to feel anger, dissonance, collusion, and even shame. Every time (dis)ability is ignored, it promotes the idea that it should be ignored, thus potentially contributing to someone’s internalized oppression. 

To sign up for the webinar, please visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/7-disability-faux-pas-in-social-justice-education-tickets-19053452389

  

Family in need of assistance: Employment opportunity for Grad Student etc.

Family in Tully offering free room and board in their home, in exchange for assisting with light housekeeping, cooking and an extra set of hands for 2 children, ages 6 and 1 year. The one year old is a medically fragile child with multiple disabilities. Mom is an educator, currently a stay-at-home mom. Dad travels quite often. Occupancy after December 15th. This is an ideal situation for a grad student in SOE. Background in OT  & early childhood education would be ideal.

Please contact Joan Cornachio jmcornac@syr.edu

  

The Psych Ward: A Retreat for Impoverished Women - An article by DCC Graduate Assistant, Kate Pollack 

The Psych Ward: A Retreat for Impoverished Women by Kate Pollack

https://petroleusesletter.wordpress.com/2015/10/14/the-psych-ward-a-retreat-for-impoverished-women/


B-tch on Wheels Blog Post: Voting not for our pocketbooks, but for our future


Media Kit for ADA Anniversary | ADA Anniversary Tool Kit

 

http://adaanniversary.org/media-kit


Disability Scoop 10.20.15

http://www.disabilityscoop.com/emailers/ds151020.html

 

 


Disability Scoop 10.23.15

http://www.disabilityscoop.com/emailers/ds151023.html

Including:

'Sesame Street' Unveils Character With Autism

The makers of "Sesame Street" say Elmo, Abby Cadabby and Grover are getting a new friend with autism as part of an effort to reduce stigma and help those on the spectrum learn life skills


Mobility International USA completes 1st podcast series: #BlindAbroad

 

Mobility International USA has just completed our first podcast series for the #BlindAbroad campaign: Ripple Effects: Travelers with Disabilities Abroad!

This podcast features (9) stories from American and international participants who are blind that speak about issues from tactile tips for navigating abroad to applying to the Peace Corps and Fulbright!

Please listen and share!

http://www.miusa.org/podcast

Also stay tuned for our next series focused on international students with disabilities!

 


Friends of Dorothy (FOD) Dinner is on Oct 28th

  

The FOD dinner for March at the Harrison Center will be on Wednesday,October 28th from 5 p.m to 7 p.m. The Harrison Center is next to All Saints Church at 1342 Lancaster Avenue.  Parking is ample.  Please bring a friend. Donations start at $0.

Friends of Dorothy, in the tradition of the Catholic Worker Movement, is our initiative to be supportive of people with HIV/AIDS.  We offer home-based care to people with AIDS in a variety of ways, including recuperative or hospice care, supportive housing and emergency assistance.

Our primary focus, albeit not limited to, has been hospice care. We have an informal relationship with Hospice of CNY. Our guest becomes their client, with Hospice providing medical care and nurse visits. We are primary care givers, much like extended family members.

While we try to offer hospitality to one hospice patient at a time.  Often we are hosts to two guests. We try to remain flexible, and meet the needs of each of our guests to the best of our ability.

None of our guests are charged in any way for the services we provide. We are solely dependent on the financial support we receive from individuals in the community.  We hold fund raising events, including community dinners.  We also have a core group of individuals who have committed to monthly support.  This support is absolutely crucial to our ability to continue the work we have undertaken with our guests. 

Friends of Dorothy has no formal affiliation with any other HIV/AIDS service organizations, or with the Catholic Church and the Diocese of Syracuse.   We are a 501-c-3 tax-exempt organization


Latest Journal of Disability and Religion Issue Plus a Harvest of Recent Resources and Links

 

Spoken word poet Andrea Gibson. Wednesday, 10/28/15. 7:00 PM. Storer Auditorium, Onondaga Community College. Free admission; open to the public. Tickets at the SRC Arena Box Office (advance) and at the door.

 

 


100 Black Men of Syracuse Inc. Saturday Academy

Saturday Academy: Developing our Administrative Team.

Saturday Morning Brunch!

Saturday, October 31, 2015

Southside Innovation Center (SSIC) - 2610 South Salina Street

10:00am – 12:00pm

For more information contact 315-443-8749


  


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805 South Crouse Ave
Syracuse, NY 13244

Email: sudcc@syr.edu
Phone: (315) 443-4486
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