Opening your Doors: Including People with Disabilities in Your Faith Community

Our Doors Are Open, Christian Horizons, Reena, Itanu, and SMILE are hosting the seminar "Opening your Doors: Including People with Disabilities in Your Faith Community", an official Pathways to PoWR 2018 Pre-Parliament Event at OCAD University. 

An accessible, multi-faith seminar for PWD and their family members, clergy, self-advocates, and volunteers who are dedicated to creating inclusive faith communities. This event is free of cost.

When: Saturday, September 8th, 2018 at 10:00 AM

Where: OCAD University
100 McCaul
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Seminar Features: Speakers from multiple faiths, Inclusion Training, Workshops, Exhibitors, Lunch and Refreshments, PoWR 2018 preview

Workshops and Panels: 
• Accessible Ministry Certification
• Children with disabilities and their families
• Accessibility Cloud
• Accessible Places of Worship
• Inclusion Initiatives
• Understanding Accessibility & Inclusion
• Building Relationships with People with Disabilities 

This seminar will help all participants learn how to encourage and enable people with disabilities and their families to participate in all aspects of ministry and outreach.

Faith communities are one of the most important social and religious connections in the lives of many people with disabilities. Our Doors Are open invites you to build together communities of worship that are accessible for all.  

Interested in attending the seminar or learning more about the event? Visit OpenDoors.idrc.ocadu.ca