Workshops

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PAST EVENT: Byte Size Learning – Black and Disabled

Date: Tuesday, February 16th, 2021
Location: Zoom 
Time: 12:00 – 1:00 PM EST 
Fee: $25   
Access: ASL Provided 

A conversation about the intersectionality of racism and ableism. Is your organization doing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion work? Where does access for people with disabilities live in that work? Join us for an introductory conversation to help start thinking about how you can better include the voices of Black disabled people in your work to dismantle racism and ableism in your organization.  

Facilitator and Speaker:
LaMondre Pough
Chief Sustainability Officer at Ruh Global 
Quick 1-minute overview of LaMondre’s Bio [YouTube]

Panelists: 
Deja Barber
Graduate Student at NC AT&T
Disability Activist
Paralympic Boccia Competitor
Graduate William Peace University 
Former Ms. Wheelchair NC 

Lynda D. Edwards
Arts Education & Culture Consultant – Community Leader – Advocate for Marginalized People 
Founder/Director of The NC Museum Of African Americans’ History & Culture 
Arts + Culture + History

Accessibility Online [YouTube]

Making your online meetings and events accessible and inclusive for people who are blind or low vision. Arts Access brings you an 45-minute recorded webinar on the basics of making sure your online content (pre-recorded and live) is accessible and inclusive to people who are blind and low vision. Captions provided. Transcript linked in video description.
Watch “Accessibility Online” on YouTube!
Resources Mentioned in the Video [Google Doc] 

Accessibility Online [YouTube]

Making your online meetings and events accessible and inclusive for people who are D/deaf and Hard of Hearing. Not sure where to start with captioning? Finding an ASL Interpreter? We’ve got you covered! Arts Access brings you an 80-minute recorded webinar on the basics of making sure your online content (pre-recorded and live) is accessible and inclusive to people who are D/deaf and hard of hearing. ASL on screen. Captions provided. Transcript linked in video description.
Watch “Accessibility Online” on YouTube!
Resources Mentioned in the Video [Google Doc] 

Past Workshops

Past Workshop: Inclusion in Arts Summer Camps 

Arts Access and Community Partnerships present this training on inclusion for arts summer camp staff. Training covers: What inclusion really is and why it’s important, strategies for positive behavior support, strategies to help children of all abilities be successful in your program, high incidence disabilities and common accommodations for support, and time to discuss challenges you have faced.

Past Workshop: Teaching Artist Training

Arts Access partners with the Durham Arts Council through the Durham Arts Inclusion Project (DAIP). The goal of DAIP is to increase participation by children with disabilities in the full range of cultural arts activities in Durham County, specifically through teaching artist residencies. Training focuses on planning and implementing inclusive residencies and residencies specifically designed for students with disabilities.

Past Workshop: Accessibility 102 – Communication & Marketing

For those who have attended one of our previous workshops or for those who want to dive in deeper, we spend a full workshop session on accessible communication, outreach, and marketing in digital and print materials, covering topics like website accessibility tools, alt tags, image descriptions, captioning and more!

Past Workshop: Planning for All Campers 

An interactive lunch and learn workshop session on how to plan and market accessible programs and classes. Participants learn what to consider when planning inclusive programming, including facilities, program content, staffing, safety, messaging & marketing, application procedures, and gathering information on camper needs.

Past Workshop: Accessibility 101 

This workshop enables cultural organizations to better include kids and adults with disabilities in their organization. This workshop is useful for administrators, board members, volunteers, ushers, docents, box office staff and additional front line staff at cultural arts organizations.

 

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