Sarah Jama

Sarah Jama

Sarah Jama is a community organizer and youth disability activist from Hamilton, Ontario with interests in critical disability theory, social justice organizing, intersectionality and activism. She organized Rise Up: Rally Against Police Brutality, and was named one of CBC’s Top Five Most Interesting People of 2016. She has an extensive speaking and keynote resume.

Accessibility, Ableism, and Allies in Can Lit: From Intersectional Awareness to Action

Brigantine Room, Harbourfront Centre Main Building

An interactive panel in a relaxed, disability-friendly unconference format. This panel presents Dorothy Ellen Palmer in conversation with youth disability activist Sarah Jama, Outreach Coordinator at Hamilton Centre for Civic Inclusion and Director of National Education Association of Disabled Students (NEADS). It will explore concrete strategies for both readers and writers to address accessibility and […]

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