Executive Director, Isabel Hodge presented on the Future of Work panel at the International Labor Organization’s (ILO) Making the Future of Work Inclusive of Persons with Disabilities conference in Geneva, Switzerland on 21 November.
On October 7th, USICD Executive Director, Isabel Hodge, worked with international fellow, Daniel Csango on his employment and independent living project in Budapest, Hungary.
In October 2019, USICD Executive Director, Isabel Hodge, and Board Member, Janet Lord, presented on international human rights law and humanitarian law at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute in Lund, Sweden.
USICD completed Inclusive Education advocacy training in Maputo, Mozambique on 16 August, 2019.
USICD’s Executive Director, Isabel Hodge, was re-elected to serve as the Vice President of Disabled Peoples’ International N. American and the Caribbean at the regional meeting that was held in St. Kitts and Nevis from 23-25 August, 2019.
USICD Board Member, Judith Heumann, recently published a Ford Foundation report, titled “Road Map for Inclusion: Changing the Face of Disability in Media. Read the full report.
Other News from USICD Members & Sponsors:
USICD Member, Disability Rights International (DRI) is hosting an event titled Institutions & People with Disabilities: An International Perspective. The event will be held on 10 February at 7 PM at Georgetown University’s Healy Family Student Center, Herman Room. No RSVP required. Event is wheelchair accessible and ASL is provided.
USICD Member, University of Hawaii at Manoa Center on Disability Studies will hold the Pacific Rim Conference on Disability and Diversity on 2-3 March, 2020 in Honolulu Hawaii. Click here to learn more!
Bridge Multimedia provided audio description for 22 Emmy nominated, and 3 Emmy Award winning programs!
ANCOR and UCP’s Case for Inclusion 2020 report is now available. The report is a a comprehensive data tool that examines how well programs in all 50 states and the District of Columbia are serving residents with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
The Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation has several upcoming events! Check them out!