Lives Worth Living: Disability Rights Documentary and Discussion - November 2


Please join fellow SSW students and SWCOS for a screening of the documentary Lives Worth Living and discussion. Details are below. We look forward to seeing you! Date: Friday, November 2nd Time: 12:00-2:00pm Location: SSW Room 2E02 Guest: Megan Rusciano of Disability Rights Maryland Food: Lunch will be provided. As social workers, many of us will serve clients with disabilities, one of the largest minorities in the United States. The documentary Lives Worth Living traces the development of disability rights pioneers who set out to transform societal attitudes and laws about disability through collective organizing, advocacy, and ultimately, passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act. We invite you to watch this documentary and join us for a conversation about disability inclusion and social work. Megan Rusciano, attorney at Disability Rights Maryland, will help facilitate the discussion and talk about current issues and advocacy efforts affecting people with disabilities in Maryland. Accommodations and Dietary Restrictions: If you need assistance with accommodations or have dietary restrictions, please email msidhu@umaryland.edu.

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