Promoting a Culture of Accessibility and Inclusion

2016 11/30 | Accessibility, Connects Page, Education Policy

Gil PenalosaThe Ontario Municipal Social Services Association is hosting a one-day accessibility forum in Toronto at the Chelsea Hotel on Gerrard Street on December 5. The event will highlight new, exciting and innovative thinking and projects that promote accessibility and inclusion in Ontario communities.

Featuring keynote speaker Gil Penalosa of 8 80 Cities, the forum is of interest to public sector employees, stakeholders and partners, as well as business leaders, community developers, planners and economic development professionals interested in making their programs, services and communities more inclusive.

Sessions include:

  • Developmental Services Housing Task Force: Innovative Housing Solutions for Persons with Developmental Disabilities
  • Promoting a Culture of Accessibility, Adaptability and Inclusion in Public Sports and Recreation
  • Innovative Housing Solutions for Persons with Developmental Disabilities
  • Age-Friendly Communities: Building Accessible and Inclusive Communities for Older Adults in Ontario

For more information and to register, visit the OMSSA website.