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MAKING NEW YORK (AND OTHER CITIES) ACCESSIBLE

VICTOR CALISE
COMMISSIONER, MAYOR’S OFFICE FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
JOIN HPOD FOR A LUNCHTIME TALK. Making New York (and other cities) Accessible.
Victor Calise, Commissioner, NYC Mayor’s Office for P

Making New York (and other cities) Accessible

FREE and Open to the Public! JOIN HPOD FOR A LUNCHTIME TALK Making New York (and other cities) Accessible Victor Calise, Commissioner, NYC Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities Thursday, February 14, 2019 12 P.M. Morgan Courtroom A…

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Social Inclusion and the Human Right of Belonging

  JOIN HPOD FOR A LUNCHTIME TALK Social Inclusion and the Human Right of Belonging Professor Kim Samuel Professor of Practice at Institute for the Study of International Development, McGill University Tuesday, February 12, 2019 12 P.M. M…

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In “Learning from the Past to Appreciate the Present,” Alford draws from Confucius and Contemporary China

From Harvard Law Today:   On the occasion his appointment as the inaugural Jerome A. and Joan L. Cohen Professor of East Asian Legal Studies at Harvard Law School, Professor William Alford ’77 delivered a chair lecture entitl…

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Massachusetts Advocates Standing Strong (MASS) explore supported decision-making

Since the summer of 2017, HPOD has supported a task force formed by Massachusetts Advocates Standing Strong (MASS, www.ma-advocates.org), a state-wide self-advocacy organization run for and by people with intellectual and developmental disabilit…

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Professor Michael Stein Addresses U.N. Security Council

On Monday, December 3, the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Professor Michael Stein of the Harvard Law School Project on Disability addressed the United Nations Security Council on the situation of persons with disabilities in armed co…