This past semester, art students in Brett Colley’s class on printmaking, invited me to come talk about the Grand Rapids People’s History Project. The intent of the class was to have students investigate their own part of a People’s History of Grand Rapids and then make a print based upon an individual, social movement or a particular moment in history. 145 more words
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This paper discusses the evolving definition and concept of disability. Further it goes on to discuss the disability movement, and the impact that the movement had on the concept of disability, social policy, and ultimately legislation. 3,832 more words
This is the first in a series of interviews and postings that looks at the people and the history of the Disability Rights Movement in West Michigan. 260 more words
I’ve been a little quiet on the blogging front for a while now. Largely because my focus as changed.
We still invest in our established engagement styles; 1) Members Group, 2) Ambassadors, 3) Events and 4) Social networking, Working with volunteers as an engagement style means we look at how we deliver these styles. 360 more words