We came across Micaela Evans on Twitter. After reading her feed generally and her excellent article on Teen Vogue, we knew we wanted to have her come speak at our conference. We hope you will be able to make it to Advocacy: Equitable Access to Education, our 4th annual conference held March 29th and 30th at the Civic Hotel in Surrey, BC.
Tickets available here:
Presentation: On Barriers
Micaela is a disabled woman with Spinal Muscular Atrophy in her mid-twenties, who has spent her life advocating for herself in order to move across the province for University. She is passionate about intersectional feminist activism, specifically around issues of disability justice, mental health and sexual health.
Examples of self-advocacy in secondary and post-secondary spaces, and the number of unseen obstacles disabled people face in accessing education.
You can read Micaela’s Teen Vogue article here:
Follow her on Twitter here: @micievans13
Read all the details about our conference here: