Open Your Doors: A Multifaith Seminar on Developing Accessible Congregations


Join us on September 8, 2018 from 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM for “Opening your Doors” an official Pathways to Parliament of World Religions 2018 Pre-Parliament Event at OCAD University.

An accessible, multi-faith seminar for people with disabilities and their family members, clergy, self-advocates, and volunteers who are dedicated to creating inclusive faith communities.

 
DateSaturday, September 8, 2018 - 9:30am to 4:00pm

Phone

416-977-6000 X4672

Cost

FREE

Email

dpereyra@ocadu.ca

Website

https://opendoors.idrc.ocadu.ca/opening-your-doors-seminar/

Location

Sharp Centre, OCAD University 100 McCaul Street

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.



Seminar Event Details available at  https://opendoors.idrc.ocadu.ca/opening-your-doors-seminar/
DateSaturday, September 8, 2018 - 9:30am to 4:00pm

Phone

416-977-6000 X4672

Cost

FREE

Email

dpereyra@ocadu.ca

Website

https://opendoors.idrc.ocadu.ca/opening-your-doors-seminar/

Location

Sharp Centre, OCAD University 100 McCaul Street

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Our Doors Are Open logo
Saturday, September 8, 2018 - 9:30am to 4:00pm

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.

Venue & Address: 
Sharp Centre, OCAD University 100 McCaul Street
Website: 
https://opendoors.idrc.ocadu.ca/opening-your-doors-seminar/
Email: 
dpereyra@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
416-977-6000 X4672
Cost: 
FREE
Seminar Event Details available at  https://opendoors.idrc.ocadu.ca/opening-your-doors-seminar/
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