LET US HEAR YOUR VOICE! – Asheville March 20

DisAbility Partners Needs Your Input!

Please share your thoughts and ideas about issues and barriers affecting people with disabilities and what steps DisAbililty Partners can take to challenge those issues!

Help us with goals to acheive for 2017 – 2020

A chate session is scheduled:
Monday, March 20 at 2:00pm

Disability Partners Office – Asheville Office

If you cannot attend, we will have other options available for you.  Call us for more information.

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Light refreshments will be served.

108 New Leicester Highway – 828-298-1977

Tactile Art Exhibit – Raleigh

Wow! Here is a shout out to VAE Raleigh!

COME TOUR TACTILE!

For the month of May, VAE Raleigh presents TACTILE, an exhibition filled with 23 multisensory works of art that can be touched, smelled, heard, and even tasted! One of the main goals of TACTILE is to further VAE’s focus on including people with disabilities in our programming. To that end we would like to invite you to join us for a touch tour this Saturday, May 21.

We are providing a few different accommodations for the tours:
11am – Open Exhibition Tour
1pm – Audio Described Tour
3pm – ASL Interpreted Tour

RSVP for a tour by emailing brandon@visualartexchange.org or calling 919.256.6856

Can’t make those times? Still want to experience a tour of the exhibit? That’s AWESOME! Want to request an accommodation for that tour? We are happy to accommodate, including scheduling tours outside of our regular business hours. Contact Brandon: brandon@visualartexchange.org or 919.256.6856 to set up a time to take a tour before the exhibit closes on May 26.

VISIT
VAE is open to the public for gallery visitors during the week, on Saturdays and for the First Friday Gallery Walk.

Gallery Address
309 W. Martin Street
Raleigh, North Carolina 27601
There is on-street parking near the gallery. Check out a complete list of downtown parking decks.

Gallery Hours
Wednesday – Friday 11am – 6pm
Saturday, 11am – 4pm
First Friday hours: 6-10pm

Website
www.vaeraleigh.org
Phone
919.828.7834

Tactile Art Exhibit – Raleigh area – May 2016

A universally designed exhibition at VAE Raleigh!

A UNIVERSALLY DESIGNED AND MULTISENSORY EXHIBITION

For the month of May VAE Raleigh is exhibiting 23 pieces of work that can be experienced with more than just sight alone. These multisensory pieces were created by 17 artists from 7 states across the U.S. The exhibition invites visitors to go beyond looking at artwork and encourages them to use their senses of touch, smell, hearing, and even taste to experience each piece.

ACCESSIBILITY
One of the main goals of TACTILE is to further VAE’s focus on including people with disabilities in our programming. VAE is providing large-format print materials, Braille transcribed materials, Audio Described and ASL interpreted tours, field trip opportunities for school-age kids, and additional staff assistance for visitors during the exhibit.

COME TAKE A GUIDED TOUR ON SATURDAY, MAY 21!
11am – Open Exhibition Tour
1pm – Audio Described Tour
3pm – ASL Interpreted Tour

RSVP for a tour by emailing brandon@visualartexchange.org or calling 919.828.7834 ext 6

Can’t make those times? Still want to experience a tour of the exhibit? That’s AWESOME! Want to request an accommodation for that tour? We are happy to accommodate, including scheduling tours outside of our regular business hours. Contact Brandon: brandon@visualartexchange.org or 919.828.7834 ext  6 to set up a time to take a tour.

THE JUROR
The works exhibited in TACTILE were selected by Tom Pursey, co-founder of Flying Objects, a London-based creative agency that won an IK Prize in 2015 for their multi-sensory exhibition Tate Sensorium at Tate Britain.

ACCESS @ VAE
VAE’s gallery spaces is physically accessible and we strive to make our special events, exhibitions, and communications accessible as well. If you need any additional information, specific accommodations, or if an entry or membership fees is a barrier, please contact Brandon: brandon@visualartexchange.org or 919.828.7834 ext 6.

ADVOCATE
VAE would like to invite members of the disability community to work with our staff and board to increase our accessibility and inclusion of artists and patrons with disabilities. If you have suggestions, criticisms or would like to be involved in increasing VAE’s accessibility contact Brandon: brandon@visualartexchange.org or call 919.828.7834 ext 6.

BIGGER PICTURE
VAE is part of the Arts Learning Community for Universal Access of eleven arts organizations that collaborate to advocate for and improve access to the arts for people with disabilities. This collective is funded in part by the City of Raleigh Arts Commission and the United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County.

VISIT
VAE is open to the public for gallery visitors during the week, on Saturdays and for the First Friday Gallery Walk.

Gallery Address
309 W. Martin Street
Raleigh, North Carolina 27601
There is on-street parking near the gallery. Check out a complete list of downtown parking decks.

Gallery Hours
Wednesday – Friday 11am – 6pm
Saturday, 11am – 4pm
First Friday hours: 6-10pm

Website
www.vaeraleigh.org
Phone
919.828.7834

 

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TALK TO AN NC LAWYER FOR FREE!

4 ALL STATEWIDE SERVICE DAY: A WORLD OF CHANGE IN ONE DAY

March 4 7am – 7pm

As a community service to all North Carolinians, North Carolina lawyers are volunteering their time to provide FREE LEGAL INFORMATION on Friday March 4, 2016.  a public service of the North Carolina Bar Association Foundation

Asheville/Western area – 800.289.0013
Charlotte area – 866.616.4255
Greensboro/Triad – 877.391.6179
Raleigh – 919.744.3861
Greenville/Eastern – 888.616.0614

Budgeting Workshop – Wilmington Area – 3/23

Budgeting Workshop presented by disAbility Resource Center

Budgeting 101   Special Guest: Mike Young

Wednesday, March 23, 1:00pm – 3:00pm

this workshop is a great starting point for anyone who feels overwhelmed by all the bills and paperwork standing between them and financial freedom.  We will teach you where to start, how to organize your spending, and what things you should prioritize when building your perfect budget.

We will cover the following:

  • What is a budget and why do I need to do one?
  • How can I manage my bills?
  • Why do I need to prioritize my spending?
  • I do not have enough money; how an I get more?
  • What does it mean to track my expenses?

RSVP: by March 7th  by calling 910-815-6618

“accomodations are available upon advance request”

LOCATION: 140 C Cinema Drive, Wilmington, NC 28403

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ADA Class for Self-Advocates Wilmington 2.26.16

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A FREE EVENT!
disAbility Resource Center and the NC ADA Network Project presents:

An ADA Class for Self-Advocates

Friday, February 26th at 9:30am to Noon
at NE Library (Mayfair) – Pine Room

the goal of this calss is to assist participants in understanding the Ameican with Disabilities Ace (ADA).  Participants will learn about the structure and titles of the Americans with Disaiblity Ace as well as recent changes in the regulations.  Participants will also learn how to access advocacy resources and advocate for themselves effectively in the job market, at school and in their home community.

A question and answer period will be included.

Trainer: Karen Hamilton, NC ADA Network

R.S.V.P./Register by February 18th!

If accommodations are necessary please contact us no later than February 18th.  Call 910-815-6618

Arts and Disability Social – Wilmington area

ARTS and DISABILITY communities
YOU’RE INVITED!

Wilmington and New Hanover County
Inclusive Arts Community Social
We are partnering with Wilmington area groups and individuals to bring together those who are interested in issues related to arts and disability for a chance to network, share resources related to inclusive arts, and discuss access and program needs.

Monday, September 28, 7 – 8:30pm
Cameron Art Museum
3201 S. 17th St Wilmington NC 28412
Light Refreshments Provided

FREE: To RSVP, please click here or call 919-833-9919.

We are happy to provide any accommodations for people with disabilities. Please contact us by September 21st  if you need accommodations. Bring any materials or handouts you wish to share. We look forward to seeing you!

 

 

 

Accessibility 101 – Professional Development – Wilmington area

ACCESSIBILITY 101 – Professional Development

The Wilmington? Arts Council and The Cameron Arts Museum are pleased to offer this workshop in partnership with Arts Access. The workshop will enable cultural organizations to better include people with disabilities in their events and programs.

This is workshop will cater to administrators, board members, volunteers, ushers, docents, box office staff, and additional front line staff at cultural arts organizations.

When: Monday, September 28, 2-5pm

Where: Cameron Art Museum
3201 S 17th Street
Wilmington, NC 28412

For more information and to reserve your spot click here!