Disability Pride talk marks International Day of Disabled people

Unison members are among those invited to this event organised by Brighton & Hove City Council:

Why I Started Disability Pride’ Talk and Q&A from Jenny Skelton

Tuesday 3 December, 12.30 – 2pm

Brighton Town Hall, Council Chamber

To mark International Day of Disabled People, Jenny Skelton, founder of Disability Pride will tell her story about why she started Disability Pride , and about her new campaign #ComingOutAsDisabled.

This free session is open to all council staff and friends and family of staff are also welcome to join the conversation. Bookings will be taken on a first come, first serve basis via the following link: https://bit.ly/2s2o5xX

This forms part of the council’s new ‘Diverse Stories Series’, following successful sessions, ‘Let’s Talk Gender with Jules’ in April, ‘Streets Paved with Gold’ – a performance to celebrate National Windrush Day 2019 in June, and ‘Who was Thomas Highflyer’ – a screening to celebrate Black History Month in October.

The series aims to support staff awareness and understanding of diversity and inclusion through storytelling and hearing about other people’s authentic lived experiences.

If you have any access requirements please contact: equalities@brighton-hove.gov.uk  in advance of the event.

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