Breaking down barriers
faced by Asians and Pacific Islanders with disabilities
by providing information and education to the community,
training young adults to become advocates, and
connecting families to resources.
Join us for this seventh statewide conference, coinciding with APIDC’s 20th anniversary. This year’s theme, “Transitions,” focuses on major life changes for Asians and Pacific Islanders with disabilities.
March 8 – 9, 2019
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
1600 S. Disneyland Drive
Panels will include information on public benefits, employment laws, assistive technology, and more. Vendor tables will be staffed with experts from service providers, wellness activities, and networking opportunities.
Keynote Speaker – Dr. Karen Nakamura
Dr. Karen Nakamura will address the conference on both Friday and Saturday, speaking about her personal story and about her research, which focuses on disability, sexuality, and other minority social movements in contemporary Japan. Dr. Nakamura is the Robert and Colleen Haas Distinguished Chair of Disability Studies and Professor of Anthropology at UC Berkeley. She was previously Associate Professor of Anthropology East Asian Studies and Chair of LGBT Studies at Yale University.
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