18 2023

Advocating for Disability Awareness

7:00PM - 8:00PM  


Contact Rabbi Jan Katz

On Saturday, February 18th at 7:00 pm on Zoom, TBI will present a program to highlight the month of February as Jewish Disability Advocacy Month, “a month of education, solidarity-building, and empowerment in support of people with disabilities” as defined by the Jewish Federations of North America. Guest presenter Lauren Lieberman, PhD will inspire all with her achievements on behalf of those who rely on her voice and actions in advocating for disability awareness. Dr. Lieberman will share the mission, successes, and challenges of Camp Abilities, a one-week educational sports camp for children and teens who are blind, visually impaired, and deafblind. Lauren Lieberman is a Distinguished Service Professor of Physical Education & Sport Studies at the State University New York Brockport. Registration required for Zoom link.