Michèle Gyselinck is a regional advocate for Disability Concerns. She lives with schizophrenia and expresses herself creatively through painting. Her art is featured in our Summer 2021 Breaking Barriers Newsletter.
Position opening for Classis Lake Erie Safe Church and Disability Concerns Coordinator with a $1,500 annual stipend.
Meet Cara Milne, our Disability Concerns Regional Advocate for Classis Alberta South and Saskatchewan.
Cara Milne's book Noticed, Known and Missed focuses on building community for people with disabilities.
Meet the Disability Concerns regional advocates for each classis in Canada in our re-imagined Canadian content newsletter.
Save the Date! "Everybody Belongs, Serving Together": Launching the Newest Resource for Supporting People with Disabilities in Faith Communities
Join Disability Concerns Canada every week in October for our 2021 annual training event. Residents of Canada and the U.S. are welcome to attend.
In one Disability Concerns workshop exercise, participants are asked to identify a number of personal characteristics that society values, including ones related to ethnicity and ability. Through this, we can begin addressing systems that privilege some but not others.
Ser Negro, Indígena, o una persona de color y vivir con una discapacidad, los desafíos para la persona se multiplican y las oportunidades que la sociedad pueda ofrecer se disminuyen. Los autores de esta edición nos cuentan sus historias de racismo y discapacidad.
Access to care, support, and the vaccine over the course of the pandemic has been a greater challenge for people living on the margins of our society. Churches must take steps to educate people and eliminate these inequalities.
These short reflections provide a glimpse into my wife’s extraordinary response to adversity.