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Webinar – “Emergency Preparedness for Immigrants with Disabilities: What You Need to Know”


Wednesday, March 16, 2022    
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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A free webinar for immigrants with a disability on steps to take now to prepare for a possible future emergency

Access Living, Disability and Immigration Task Force of Illinois, Statewide Independent Living Council and the UIC Insititute on Disability and Human Development are hosting “Emergency Preparedness for Immigrants with Disabilities: What you Need to Know” on March 16 from 2 – 3:30 p.m.

If you are an immigrant with a disability, learn what you should do now to both physically and mentally prepare for a possible emergency.

Participants will explore what a disaster could look like in Illinois and the steps to take with featured speakers:

  • Thane Hunt, Advocates for Access
  • Shaylin Sluzalis and Germán Parodi, The Partnership for Inclusive Disaster Strategies
  • Lilian Jimenez, Illinois Office of Welcoming Centers

The event will provide American Sign Language (ASL) and CART captioning as well as Spanish and Chinese interpretation.

Register online to attend this webinar via Zoom.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.