You are cordially invited to an event to celebrate the City’s 19th annual AccessAbility Day, held each year as part of National Access Awareness Week. This year’s theme is: Intersectionality - celebrating the diversity within our community. The event will be held remotely over Zoom.
Date: Wednesday, June 1, 2022
Time: 9 am to noon
Please join Deputy Mayor Laura Dudas, City Councillors, senior leaders, staff, and residents as we mark this important day.
At the virtual event, Deputy Mayor Dudas will provide remarks and proclaim Wednesday, June 1 AccessAbility Day in Ottawa. It will also feature keynote speaker Sarah Jama, video testimonials from the City’s Employees with Disabilities Affinity Group, and a community panel discussion on intersectionality and disability focusing on ways individuals can be more inclusive.
Please use the AccessAbility Day Registration form to register for the event.
Registration will be open until 4 pm Tuesday, May 31. A Zoom link will be shared with registrants the evening before the event.
To promote the inclusion of all participants, the following supports are in place for the event:
- American Sign Language (ASL)
- Langue des signes québécoise (LSQ)
- Continuous real-time captioning in English and French
- Simultaneous French translation
When registering, please let us know if you require any additional disability-related accommodations in order to participate.
We look forward to celebrating with you!