MDAC Meeting for International Day for Persons with Disabilities
December 5, 2022
6pm - 9pm
In person - 90 Eglington Ave. East, Suite 608 - Large Boardroom
The Members with Disabilities Committee invites you to the annual in-person event for the International Day for Persons with Disabilities on Monday, December 5, 2022 from 6:00pm – 9:00pm.
Location: In person – 90 Eglington Ave. East, Suite 608 – Large Boardroom
Join us for an evening of celebration and community, with guest speaker Joel Dembe.
Joel Dembe is a Paralympian, public speaker and global advocate for accessibility and inclusion. Joel won Canada’s first international medal in wheelchair tennis at the 2015 Toronto Pan-American Games. After retiring from competition, he obtained his Tennis Canada national coaching certification, becoming part of a select group of wheelchair-users to net this designation. Joel is a frequent media contributor, appearing on CBC’s The National and Metro Morning, CTV News, Global National News and most recently on Peter Mansbridge’s podcast, The Bridge Daily. He’s also been featured in the Canadian Press, Globe and Mail, Toronto Star and Toronto Sun. In 2017, Joel delivered a highly rated TED talk on independence and inclusion for people with disabilities. He also serves as a Patron for the Canadian Abilities Foundation and writes a regular column in Abilities magazine serving a cross-disability network from youth to seniors, advocating for accommodation, diversity and inclusion.
This is a casual event and guests will enjoy a complimentary dinner, along with prizes and the opportunity to network with colleagues.
Please RSVP to email@example.com by November 28th, 2022 to confirm your attendance.
We look forward to seeing you there!
The Members with Disabilities Committee, PSAC