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Building Inclusive and Accessible Movements

Tools for Change

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Payment is based on the organization’s budget. Organizations with budgets over $500,000? Pay $60. Organizations with budgets between $50,000 - $500,000? Pay $40. Organizations with budgets under $50,000? Pay $20.
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University of Toronto undergraduate and graduate students, Earthroots members, No One Is Illegal Toronto members, Ontario Coalition against Poverty, and Greenpeace and OPIRG Toronto volunteers can choose to attend Tools for Change workshops for free or on a donation basis. Contact us if your group is interested in being a Tools for Change sponsor.
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For those who can't afford to attend. We approve scholarships a week before the workshop. Wage earners should apply for another ticket type. If you are with an organization with a budget of $10K or more please ask the organization to pay for your ticket before applying for a scholarship.

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Event Details

Due to unforseen circumstance, the March 3, 2013 opportunity for this workshop has been cancelled and is being re-scheduled.  We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience.

This workshop will talk about both the political and practical aspects of accessibility in political organizing. This workshop will focus on the political importance of building inclusive movements, the strength that including diverse groups of disabled people brings to organizations and movements and what some of the things we should be putting in place to make events and organizations more accessible.

 Trainer:  A.J. Withers is a longtime radical disability and anti-poverty activist. They are also the author of Disability Politics and Theory (Frenwood) and the If I Can't Dance is it Still My Revolution zine series and blog (still.my.revolution.tao.ca). As a disabled and trans organizer, A.J. thinks a lot about access, barriers and privilege and how to transform social movements to be inclusive.

Have questions about Building Inclusive and Accessible Movements? Contact Tools for Change


Toronto, Ontario


Tools for Change

Tools for Change is a project of OPIRG Toronto, Earthroots, OPSEU Region 5, Greenpeace Canada, OPIRG York, CWTP York and the Community Action Centre of the Student Association at George Brown College. We help you develop skills to champion social, economic, and environmental justice. We host over 20 workshops a year. Workshop are offered on a sliding scale of $20, $30 and $50 and scholarships are available. 

Interested in Tools for Change delivering a speaking engagement, capacity building program, or workshop tailored to your organization's needs? Contact us at tools.change@gmail.com.

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