Disability Pride Month
Honoring our Roots. Celebrating our Future.
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM at Ed Roberts Campus
3075 Adeline St, Berkeley, CA 94703
Judith Heumann with angel wings sitting in her wheelchair - Artwork by CIL Board Member Krystina Wray Jackson
Join us for a day of music, performance, disability rights and justice history, vendors, food, crafts, and kids activities in honor of some of the founding members and staff of the CIL and to celebrate the CIL staff and Board of today.
Participate in creating a Memorial Display: Art table at which people can make memorial pieces to place on a memorial display and memorial candles for an ancestor with disabilities who they want to create a candle in honor of to take home.
Enjoy DJs and Performers
Learn Disability Rights & Justice History: Meet activists, artists, and other changemakers with disabilities through role plays by staff and young CIL consumers.
Sit down for a movie screening: Watch short films on changemakers with disabilities across different sectors, backgrounds, and experiences.
Kid's Corner: Crafts, balloon art, face painting, activities, snacks, and prizes.
Exhibited Art & Art Vendors: Enjoy and purchase art and crafts from artists and vendors with disabilities.
We will provide ASL interpreters, childcare, food, quiet space and masks for all participants (masks will be required).
If you have any questions, contact Sara Kershnar at email@example.com
CIL Memorial List
(People who worked at CIL and/or were instrumental in its work, from its founding through the mid/late 1970s. Current through May 22, 2023.)
Compiled by Ken Stein
Dr. Sheldon Berroll
Chris (Pocock) Domingo
F.R. (Rocky) Gomez
Judith (Judy) Heumann
Mary Ann Hiserman
Steven Handler Klein
John McLaughlin, presumed / Thailand tsunami 2004.
Mary Elyn O'Grady
Mary Jane Owen
Carmen Paz Anderson
Lynn Kidder Tijerina