Out of the Shadows: The Disability Civil Rights Movement from NO PITY to ME TOO

Tuesday, December 04, 2018
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Rodef Shalom Congregation, 4905 5th Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15213

presented by:

Joseph Shapiro

National Public Radio News Investigations Correspondent, creator of NPR’s Abused and Betrayed series and author of No Pity: People with Disabilities Forging a New Civil Rights Movement.

Joseph Shapiro has covered disability stories since 1987. Shapiro has been a witness to the disability rights movement and has chronicled some of its most dramatic moments and written about its biggest heroes. Shapiro will talk about disability history, play some of his radio pieces and talk about his reporting—including a recent ground-breaking series on the epidemic of sexual assault of people with intellectual disabilities—and share behind-the-scenes stories.

  • Event is free but registration is required.

  • Act 48 credits available.Permission for Social Work CEs has been requested.

  • Request for accommodations must be made by November 20.

For more information: iod@temple.edu

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