Free Training For Women and Girls with Disabilities and their Allies

Thanks to the generous support of the New York Women’s Foundation (NYWF) and Coca-Cola Foundation, you and your guests are invited to a terrific speaker series. More than 20 empowering female speakers with tremendous disability experience will share their wisdom, energy and positivity at 6 great sessions.

These events are all in accessible locations with terrific collaborators, including Camp Ramah, CUNY’s Guttman Community College, DemocracyNYC, Girls for Gender Equity, INCLUDEnyc, Jewish Women International, L.O.V.E. (Latinas On the Verge of Excellence) Mentoring, Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan, New York Board of Rabbis, The Self-Advocacy Association of New York State, The Rabbinical Assembly, UJA Federation of New York, Wheeling Forward, YACHAD, Yad HaChazakah—Jewish Disability Empowerment Center and Youth Action YouthBuild East Harlem.
 You can attend in person in New York City, or online via webinar. Attend one or more sessions, but sign up now, as space is extremely limited.

Training on Intersectionality Among Women and Girls with Disabilities 


Date: Saturday, January 26, 2019
Time: 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Location: Guttman Community College, 50 West 40th Street
Room 401, New York, NY 10018
Lunch: Included courtesy of Gutmann Community College

Dr. Donna R. Walton, EdD, Founder and President of Divas With Disabilities
Stephanie Farfan, Inclusionist, RespectAbility

Can’t attend in-person? RSVP for webinar with live captioning:

Training for Jewish Women with Disabilities and Their Allies


Date: Sunday, February 24, 2019
Time: 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Location: Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan Auditorium
334 Amsterdam Ave at 76th St.
New York, NY 10023

Rabbi Julie Schonfeld, CEO, The Rabbinical Assembly (Moderator)
Dr. Danielle Sheypuk, Sexpert (Panelist)
Ila Eckhoff, CPA, Managing Director at BlackRock (Panelist)
Amy Rosenfeld, Nursery School Librarian at Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan (Panelist)
Lori Golden, Abilities Strategy Leader at EY (Speaker)
Rachel Kunstadt, Mental Health Advocate (Speaker)
Joanie Leeds, Singer/Songwriter (Performer)
Vivian Bass, Co-Chair of RespectAbility’s Jewish Inclusion Committee (Speaker)
Shelley Cohen, Co-Chair of RespectAbility’s Jewish Inclusion Committee (Speaker)

Can’t attend in-person? RSVP for webinar with live captioning:

Training for Mothers of Students with Disabilities    Date: Saturday, March 9, 2019
Time: 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Location: Guttman Community College, 50 West 40th Street
Room 401, New York, NY 10018

Donna Meltzer, CEO of the National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities (NACDD)
Michelle Grier, MSW, Director Of Social Work at Girls for Gender Equity
Gabrielle Einstein-Sim (Moderator)

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