Past Events

ADA30 Lead On – FREE ONLINE

This is a FREE ONLINE event - please REGISTER HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ada30-lead-on-registration-113307634184   About this Event Learn about the five titles of the ADA through the disability lens of entertainment. Join Tony Award winner for Ali Stroker (OKLAHOMA); emcee Danny Woodburn (SEINFELD); with performances by Maysoon Zayid (GENERAL HOSPITAL); RJ Mitte (BREAKING BAD); singer/songwriter Emmanuel Kelly… Continue reading ADA30 Lead On – FREE ONLINE

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Beyond Inclusion: Empowering, Celebrating, Advocating Event – *New Event Date TBA*

*UPDATE: EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO RECENT HEALTH CONCERNS* Join us for an incredible event on April 22nd and 23rd at Millersville University: Beyond Inclusion: Empowering, Celebrating, Advocating. Beyond Inclusion is Three Events in One! Join us for the Inclusive Postsecondary Symposium, Millersville Disability Pride, and an ADA Celebration- all packed into two awesome… Continue reading Beyond Inclusion: Empowering, Celebrating, Advocating Event – *New Event Date TBA*

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Millersville University, PA United States
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Inclusive Schools Week

Inclusive Schools Week "Charting the Course for Inclusive Schools"   Visit the following link for details: https://inclusiveschools.org/2019-inclusive-schools-week-theme-isw2019/  

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PEAC’s 8th Annual Eastern PA Inclusion Conference

PEAC's 8th Annual Eastern PA Inclusion Conference   Visit the following link for details, registration and cost: http://www.paedforall.org/peacs-annual-inclusion-conference/  

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Sugar House Casino Event Center, 1001 N. Delaware Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19125 United States
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9th Annual Independence Ball

9th Annual Independence Ball. 5:30 – 8:30 pm 8:30 pm – Until (Networking Social)   Visit the following link for details, registration and cost: https://www.facebook.com/events/philadelphia-marriott-old-city/9th-annual-independence-ball/489913495153947/

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Philadelphia Marriott Old City, One Dock Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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PA Council for the Social Studies Conference

PA Council for the Social Studies Conference. Visit the following link for details, registration and cost: https://pcssonline.org/65th-annual-pcss-conference/

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Red Lion Hotel Harrisburg East, 4751 Lindle Rd.
Harrisburg, PA 17111 United States
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Alan Holdsworth “Defiant Lives” Screening and Panel

Alan Holdsworth "Defiant Lives" Screening and Panel at the 2nd International Conference on Disability Studies, Arts and Education. Visit the following link for details, registration and cost: https://www.dsae2019.com/

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Moore College of Art & Design, 1916 Race St
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States
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The 2nd International Conference on Disability Studies, Arts and Education

The 2nd International Conference on Disability Studies, Arts and Education Visit the following link for details, registration and cost: https://www.dsae2019.com/  

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Moore College of Art & Design, 1916 Race St
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States
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Disability Acceptance Month Film Shorts Screening and Discussion

Please go to this link to register!  (FREE ADMISSION) - http://rebrand.ly/VillanovaDisabilityFilmShorts *********** Details from the Event holder website: "Join us to watch and discuss these captivating award winning shorts. Explore these social justice issues in a fun and engaging way. About this Event Presented by Villanova's Department of Education and Counseling with the Disability and Accessibility… Continue reading Disability Acceptance Month Film Shorts Screening and Discussion

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Connelly Center Cinema at Villanova University, 800 E. Lancaster Ave.
Villanova, Pennsylvania 19085 United States
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Disability History Timeline Installation

Disability History Timeline Installation at Bucks County Community College near the Gallagher room and bookstore

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Bucks County Community College, 275 Swamp Rd
Newtown, PA 18940 United States
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Philadelphia Disability Pride Parade and Celebration

10:00 AM Opening Ceremonies...Flag raising ceremony, national anthem, speeches 10:45 AM Disability Pride Parade...line up for start at parade 11:00 AM Parade Kick Off 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM Celebration at City Hall Courtyard...live music, food trucks, kids activities, informational market We will be there all day! Check out Johnny Crescendo (the director of DEE)… Continue reading Philadelphia Disability Pride Parade and Celebration

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Philadelphia City Hall, 1401 John F. Kennedy Boulevard
Philadelphia, 19102 United States
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PA Community Alliance Summit

The Summit is a day of networking, discovering alliances, and collaboration building among diverse organizations throughout Pennsylvania led by and/or supporting underserved/unserved populations who experience marginalization and oppression. This year will be the 5th annual PA Community Alliance Summit. Join for a fantastic workshop: “Teaming – Releasing the Transforming Power of Coalition Building,” conducted by… Continue reading PA Community Alliance Summit

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Harrisburg Hilton, 1 North 2nd Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101
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Teacher Action Group(TAG) Conference

DEE will have a table again this year! Come check out our resources and learn about how we can help you integrate disability into any subject!

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Folk Arts-Cultural Treasures Charter School, 1023 Callowhill Street
Philadelphia, PA 19123
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Disability Advocacy Story Sharing Event

Curved shelves of vibrant library books in a brightly lit library. In collaboration with the Temple Institute on Disabilities Disability Equality in Education is hosting a disability advocacy story sharing event. Please join us, listen to disability advocates tell their stories and learn how to be an advocate yourself! Disability history timeline is on display… Continue reading Disability Advocacy Story Sharing Event

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Parkway Central Library, 1901 Vine Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
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PA School Librarians Association Conference

Picture of an old open book. The pages are yellowed and there is soft lighting.  Izzy and Stacy are presenting a workshop at this year's PSLA Conference! Disability Representation in Children's Literature This workshop focuses on how librarians can expand their school libraries to be more inclusive of disability. We will explore disability rhetoric, attitudes… Continue reading PA School Librarians Association Conference

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Hershey Lodge and Convention Center, 325 University Dr
Hershey, PA 17033 United States
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Disability and Change Symposium: Dis-Enfranchised in Higher Ed: Disability Identity, Advocacy, and Cultural Equity

Izzy, the Education Outreach Specialist will be on a panel. Please come and network with us! The stated goal of the annual Symposium is "to create conversation that transcends any one-dimensional depiction of people with disabilities, and foregrounds the multidimensional lives of our speakers - as writers, educators, performers, and advocates." The Symposium is an… Continue reading Disability and Change Symposium: Dis-Enfranchised in Higher Ed: Disability Identity, Advocacy, and Cultural Equity

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Temple University, 1755 N 13th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122 United States
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How to Talk to Kids About Disability

Graphic illustration of 4 kids with various disabilities and skin colors. One kid is in a wheelchair another is holding a communication device and another child has braces on their legs.  K-12 Educators strongly encouraged to attend! Admission is free for educators. What messages are our children receiving from us and the world about what… Continue reading How to Talk to Kids About Disability

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$20.00
St. Christopher’s Church, 226 Righters Mill Road
Gladwyne, PA 19035 United States
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Philadelphia Brighter future Awards

DEE will be tabling at this event. Come say hi and learn about our resources! Theme: Don’t Limit Me: Charting My LifeCourse Around My Abilities Join us for a day of celebration, recognition, resources, and fun as we recap the successes of 2018 and look ahead to the opportunities of 2019! The brief program will include… Continue reading Philadelphia Brighter future Awards

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$30.00
Philadelphia 201 Hotel, 201 North 17th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States
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Diversity Festival in Spring Grove

A green sign reads: We welcome all races and ethnicity, all religions, all countries of origin, all gender identities, all sexual orientations, all abilities and disabilities, all spoken languages, all ages. EVERYONE. We stand here with you you are safe here. Visit our table and see Johnny Crescendo perform his world renown disability rights songs!… Continue reading Diversity Festival in Spring Grove

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Spring Grove Area High School, 1490 Roth’s Church Road
Spring Grove, PA 17362 United States
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Pennsylvania Department of Education Conference

Alan and Izzy sit in their wheelchairs in front of the DEE exhibit table. DEE is tabling all day on March 11th at the annual PDE conference. Come see us! This annual statewide conference offers an opportunity to learn and engage with nationally-recognized presenters, as well as colleagues from across the state, highlighting effective instructional… Continue reading Pennsylvania Department of Education Conference

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Hershey Lodge and Convention Center, 325 University Dr
Hershey, PA 17033 United States
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Izzy exhibiting at Spring Grove Area High school for their yearly diversity festival.

Izzy sits in her wheelchair wearing a black shirt which reads “The Future is Accessible” sitting in front of the DEE exhibition table. Her hair is tied in a ponytail and she is smiling with a closed mouth. On the table are books title “A Disability History of the United States” and “No-Flynch Lynch”. In front of the books are figurines with various physical disabilities. In the background children and parents are walking around the festival.

Alan and Izzy attend the Temple University Disability Symposium on March 26, 2018.

Izzy and Alan both in wheelchairs in front of the DEE Disability Pride poster. The poster is red and the tablecloth underneath is also red. Both of them are smiling with open mouths Izzy has squinted eyes while Alan is glancing at something off camera. Behind them is a table with a red tablecloth reading “Temple University”.

This was our Exhibition Table at the Standard Align Systems Conference in December 2017.

Alan and Izzy in their wheelchairs posed in front of the Disability Equality in Education poster. The poster is black on a white tablecloth.

DEE team attended Taste of Independence a fundraiser for Liberty Resources in October 2017.

Izzy and Alan are posed in their wheelchairs. Alan is wearing a red hat and red shoes. Izzy is wearing a dark blue dress and heels. Stacy is standing between them wearing a silver sparkly dress. All three people are smiling wide.