October is Community Inclusion Month!
Happy Community Inclusion Month! Every year in October Inclusion BC joins people from across the province in celebrating inclusion, diversity and the rights and contributions of people with intellectual disabilities. We’re happy you decided to celebrate with us!
“This is an opportunity to reflect on the meaning and importance of inclusion and how communities hold the key to making it happen,” says Inclusion BC’s Executive Director Karla Verschoor. “This year we’re celebrating inclusive housing as an important part of a welcoming and vibrant community.”
Prince George has proclaimed October Community Living Month! Read the proclamation here.
Is your community celebrating? Let us know!
Community Inclusion Month will look different this year. Many in-person events have been cancelled due to Covid-19. We will post events here that are happening virtually or socially distanced in-person events. Let us know about your event! Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Diversity Includes campaign postponed
Diversity Includes is a month-long civic engagement campaign that Inclusion BC had planned for October. This month-long event will Inclusion BC members with tools to reach out to and meet with their MLA’s. When the provincial election was announced we had to postpone the campaign. Stay tuned for more information about Diversity Includes in the new year.
2020 theme: Inclusive Housing
Inclusion BC is celebrating “Inclusive Housing” as the 2020 theme of Community Inclusion Month.
Throughout October, we will be talking about inclusive housing and what it means to people with intellectual disabilities.
Inclusion BC Resources
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