Local Disabilities Initiatives: An Obermann Conversation

Mar 27, 2019

04:00 PM - 05:00 PM

Iowa City Public Library, Room A

123 South Linn Street, Iowa City, IA 52240

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In this Obermann Conversation, we’ll hear from activists representing various organizations about current projects that support, amplify, and advocate for people with disabilities. Tammy Nyden gives an overview of the work of the Johnson County Children’s Colation, a project of our local NAMI; Michael Hoenig shares the disability training offered to UI health sciences students; Andrew Tubbs describes the work of Combined Efforts’ multi-arts projects; Sujit Singh will talk about a local television show devoted to disability awareness; and Mary Helen Kennerly will provide context for the new Seen & Heard project.

Free and open to the public.

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