[Nfbv-potomac-announce] FW: Wash. Metro Disabled Students Collective Community Lunch - July 23
johnh50 at verizon.net
Thu Jul 14 10:50:35 UTC 2016
Deepa asked me to forward this to the chapter. I am glad to do so.
From: Deepa Goraya [mailto:deepa.goraya at gmail.com]
Sent: Thursday, July 14, 2016 12:43 AM
To: 'John Halverson'
Subject: FW: Wash. Metro Disabled Students Collective Community Lunch - July
Would you mind sending this announcement out to the Potomac Chapter?
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From: "Lydia X. Z. Brown" <lydia at autistichoya.com>
Please send out to your students interning in D.C. for the summer:
The *Washington Metro Disabled Students Collective* invites you to
informal lunchtime gathering of friends, comrades, neighbors, and
colleagues a few days ahead of the Americans with Disabilities Act
anniversary (July 26). What can be better than food and friends,
in hard times for so many of us?
*Date*: Saturday 23 July 2016
*Time*: 1:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M.
*Place*: Mayur Kabab House, 1108 K Street NW
*** This is a safer space for people who identify as disabled,
neurodivergent, mad, people with disabilities, or mental health
or peers. Please do not bring non-disabled friends, relatives, or
unless they are providing attendant support or care. (Your
children are welcome if you can't arrange childcare.) ***
You are welcome to arrive later than the start time or leave earlier
the end time.
*Please invite folks you know who are in the area and would be
in being in community with us! *
*Access notes*: The restaurant is wheelchair accessible. Medium
noise. There will be one volunteer ASL interpreter present for sure.
CDIs have not been contracted (we have no money), but it is highly
that signing community members will be present. We will be there
lunch buffet time, but a la carte menu is available at
http://www.mayurkababhousedc.com/menu-2/ (prices range from around
$16 for an entree).
*Directions*: Closest Metro stations are McPherson
Metro Center (orange/blue/silver/red). It's also not far from Mt.
Square/Convention Center (green/yellow). On the bus, it's convenient
of these lines (within three blocks from the stop): DCWE, D1, D3,
DC98, G8, MC100, P6, RS, S2, S4, X2, X9, 42, 53, 63, 64, 80, 220,
610, 620, 640, 650, 705, 715, 725, 810, 820, 830, 840.
*Parking*: Metered on Saturdays and good luck. (I actually do know
free location for parking but you'll need to contact me for that
*To RSVP or contact with questions* (including about access and
accommodations): Lydia Brown, (202) 618-0187 or
lydia at autistichoya.com.
*Facebook event*: RSVP on Facebook at
The Washington Metro Disabled Students Collective (WMDSC, pronounced
"whim-disk") seeks to unite disabled students/students with
throughout the Washington Metro area, including Maryland and
Virginia, to collaborate in organizing for disability access,
inclusion on our campuses. We strive to work intersectionally across
trans, gender, race, class, immigration, and faith issues through
organizing for disability rights. Current board of directors
Damato, LaVonnya Gardner, Deepa Goraya, and Natalia Rivera Morales.
information at www.disabledstudentsdc.org.
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