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Watch our 60th Anniversary video that honours and remembers the civil rights history of people with developmental disabilities in BC. Read more about our history here.

Winter Harvest Dance - Mission

Living with Autism: Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders Speak Out! - Vancouver

Friday, November 26, 2010 - 12:15pm - 1:45pm
Vancouver
in 2007, Autism Society Canada established an Advisory Committee of Adults Living with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). On November 26th, three Committee members will speak about their realities. We will hear from Kristian Hooker, Georges Huard and Martine Stonehouse, all of who have diagnosed with ASD. This Colloquium will be introduced by Dr. Kevin Stoddart, Director of the Redpath Center in Toronto and Assistant Professor at the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work at the University of Toronto. Date: Friday November 26, 2010. 12:15 pm – 1:45 pm

Mentoring at Work Workshop - Delta

Monday, November 22, 2010 - 9:30am - 4:00pm
Vancouver
The Centre for Inclusion and Citizenship is proud to present this unique opportunity. This one-day interactive workshop will explore mentoring processes from mentees, mentors and organizational perspectives. Topics will include the function and benefits of mentoring, methods of creating and developing mentoring relationships for individuals including goal-setting and monitoring processes, and how to implement organization-wide mentoring programs.

International Experience in Serving Job Seekers with Disabilities - New Westminster

Thursday, December 2, 2010 - 9:00am - 12:00pm
Burnaby
**PLEASE NOTE VENUE CHANGE** The Province of BC is moving towards implementing one stop employment centres as a key part of 2012 Employment Program of British Columbia. This Program has the potential to dramatically change the manner in which job seekers with disabilities seek employment and employment supports.

Helping people with an intellectual disability have their own aspirational voice - Vancouver

Tuesday, November 16, 2010 - 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Vancouver
Helping people with an intellectual disability have their own aspirational voice: From ‘non verbal’ to ‘uniquely verbal' Centre for Inclusion and Citizenship Colloquium

BC FamilyNet AGM

Wednesday, November 17, 2010 - 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Vancouver
Once again, BC families, adults and children are facing trying challenges in the face of fresh budget cuts in key sectors and yet another round in the endless restructuring of community living. Over the past year, our board has worked with families, government and other groups to bring forward concerns. We've also devoted considerable effort to laying the foundation for our organization to serve as a strong, independent and effective voice for BC families.

Honouring the Convention: A call to action in BC - Vancouver

Friday, December 10, 2010 - 8:30am - 4:30pm
Vancouver
The Disability Advisory Committee of the Community Legal Assistance Society (of which BCACL is a member) is hosting a community forum titled "Honouring the Convention: A Call to Action in B.C." on December 10, 2010, the International Day of Human Rights.

Red Cross Craft Fair and Community Connection Day - Burnaby

Saturday, November 27, 2010 - 10:00am - 3:00pm
Burnaby
You're invited to attend the Red Cross' Craft Fair and Community Connection Day. The event will support community medical equipment loans for children and youth handcrafts including beautiful quilts, hand knits, woodwork, jewellery, original arts and art prints and more... Where: Red Cross Building (at Lake City Skytrain Station) 3400 Lake City Way, Burnaby BC Website: www.redcross.ca When: Friday, November 26, 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Saturday, November 27, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Red Cross Craft Fair and Community Connection Day - Burnaby

Friday, November 26, 2010 - 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Burnaby
You're invited to attend the Red Cross' Craft Fair and Community Connection Day. The event will support community medical equipment loans for children and youth handcrafts including beautiful quilts, hand knits, woodwork, jewellery, original arts and art prints and more... Where: Red Cross Building (at Lake City Skytrain Station) 3400 Lake City Way, Burnaby BC Website: www.redcross.ca When: Friday, November 26, 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Saturday, November 27, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Skills and (Dis)Abilities - Forum on Provincial Budget Cuts and Service Redesigns - Vancouver

Monday, October 25, 2010 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Vancouver
You're invited to participate in a public forum on provincial budget cuts & service redesign in BC's community living sector. Panel presentations and small group dialogue for families, self-advocates, support workers, and concerned citizens. When: Monday, October 25, 2010, 7-9pm

Winter Harvest Dance - Mission

Friday, November 19, 2010 - 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Mission
You're invited to attend the Mission Self Advocates Winter Harvest Dance.   Where: Mission Elks Hall 33336 Second Ave Cost: $5 Admission (Tickets at the door) Includes one raffle ticket and 1 FREE pop and bag of chips. Any additional pop and chips cost $1 each. Pizza $1.50
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