Ability/Disability

2021 Jun 29

Addressing Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Anti-Racism in 21st Century STEMM

(All day)

Location: 

Online

Join the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) for a 2-day national summit Addressing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in 21st Century STEMM Organizations. The summit will discuss policies, strategies, and practices for confronting systemic racism, identify ways to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion in STEMM settings, and recognize the effect of systemic racism on the careers of individuals. 

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2021 May 12

Community Space Coffee Chat - People with Disabilities

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Virtual

Back by popular demand, the community spaces for affinity groups will be open weekly and offered through May. These coffee chat sessions will feature open agendas and create space for flexible conversation and community. This space is for all members of the Harvard community, including students, staff, faculty, postdocs, research fellows, and academic personnel, who identify as someone with a disability or disabilities. To learn more about the Coffee Chat series, please visit ...

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2021 Feb 04

Disability Law and Policy in the Biden Administration: Expectations and Hopes for the Next Four (Eight?) Years

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Virtual

A conversation with retired congressman Tony Coelho and disability rights advocate Janni Lehrer-Stein about the opportunities a Biden presidency presents for the advancement of disability rights. One of the chief pioneers and writers of the Americans With Disabilities Act, Tony Coelho served as a member of Congress for 12 years, four as Democratic Whip. Janni Lehrer-Stein is a graduate of Yale University and the University of Toronto Law School (with a year as a visiting student at...

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2021 Feb 02

Community Spaces - People w. disabilities

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Zoom

This event is for all members of the Harvard community, including students, staff, faculty, postdocs, research fellows, and academic personnel, who identify as a someone with a disability/disabilities. The space will provide support for community members who are experiencing heightened anxiety in response to the current moment (Covid, racial injustice, political tensions, etc.). For more information about the community spaces series, please visit: https...

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