20 Sep I’ll Be Speaking at Simon Fraser University on POSTPONED DUE TO POSSIBLE JOB ACTION
POSTPONED DUE TO POSSIBLE JOB ACTION. WILL UPDATE THE POST ONCE IT’S BEEN RESCHEDULED
If you’re in the Metro Vancouver Regional District, then come join me for a moderated conversation and audience Q&A about Crip Up the Kitchen on
October 3rd, 2023, from 7 – 9 pm at Simon Fraser University. This event is brought you by the SFU Disability and Neurodivergence Alliance and the Women’s Centre.
Below are the event details, including accessibility information:
About the Event
Join the SFU Disability & Neurodiversity Alliance and the Women’s Centre for a Q&A with trans, disabled, and autistic writer Jules Sherred. We will discuss Jules’ new book “Crip Up the Kitchen”, which offers delicious, accessible recipes for disabled and neurodivergent community members. At the event:
Two moderators from DNA will interview Jules
You can submit your own questions to ask the author
There will be food & refreshments
There will be copies of the book to read and/or purchase
When & Where is it Happening?
October 3 at 7pm-9pm
At the 5th floor Ballroom of the SFU Student Union Building (8888 University Drive West, Burnaby).
How to Register:
Follow think link to register:
The following accessibility practices will be provided:
Mask-wearing is required (unless you can’t wear a mask for an accessibility reason)
Ear plugs & noise-cancelling headphones
Name & pronoun tags
Various seating options
Vegan, gluten free, and common allergen-free food options
Wheelchair accessible space
Wheelchair accessible & gender neutral washrooms
Sighted guide assistance available, visual description practices
Scent reduced space (please avoid using scented products before coming to the event).
Allergen reduced space (please avoid bringing foods with common allergens such as peanuts, tree nuts, and fish).
Support people are welcome
Service dogs are welcome, but let us know in advance in case of attendees with dog allergies
We may be able to help pay for access services, such as childcare, ASL interpretation, transportation, etc.
If You Have Access Requests or Questions About the Event:
Please email DNA’s Accessibility Coordinator, Brianna Price, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Who Are the Organizers?
The event is organized by the SFU Disability & Neurodiversity Alliance and the SFSS Women’s Centre.
The SFU Disability and Neurodiversity Alliance (DNA) is a student-led network of community members who identify as disabled, autistic, neurodivergent, Deaf, mad, and/or as having a disability, chronic illness, long-term condition, or mental illness. We work together to create campus change, address ableism, and promote disability justice while opposing oppression in all forms. Learn more and connect with us: https://linktr.ee/SFUDNA
The SFSS Women’s Centre is a department of the Simon Fraser Student Society. We are funded both by the SFSS and the Graduate Student Society. We aim to offer a safe space inspired by our five-point mandate, and we hope that you want to join us in our commitment to oppose to all forms of oppression.The Women’s Centre is:
Pro-feminist: Committed to the struggle for women’s rights and is opposed to all forms of oppression.
Sex-positive: Committed to providing accurate, non-judgmental information on sexual health and sexual activity/inactivity that promotes pleasure, safety, and informed choices across all genders, orientations and expressions.
Trans & Intersex Inclusive: Committed to ensuring that the rights of trans and intersex people are respected across campus. Trans and intersex women, as well as non-binary people who feel the space is appropriate for them, are welcome in the lounge and gender policing will not be tolerated in this space.
Pro-choice: Committed to ensuring reproductive rights and justice for all, including non-judgmental information on abortion and pregnancy, and support for parents and families.
Anti-racist: Committed to a zero-tolerance policy on racism and centering Indigenous and racialized voices.
To learn more and connect with us: https://linktr.ee/sfsswomenscentre