International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Join us December 3 to increase awareness of diverse abilities and promote inclusion for Albertans with disabilities.

Overview

The United Nations recognizes International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) each year on December 3. This day increases awareness of diverse abilities and promotes inclusion for Albertans with disabilities. Funding is available to help community groups hold IDPD events.

IDPD 2022 events

Provincial IDPD Event

Saturday, December 3: 11 am
Cerebral Palsy Alberta, Easter Seals Alberta, Voice of Albertans with Disabilities
Online event – register here

Calgary IDPD Event

Friday, December 2: 11 am – 2 pm
City Hall Atrium, 800 Macleod Trail SE
March of Dimes
Contact [email protected] for more details

Edmonton IDPD Event

Friday, December 2: 1 – 4 pm
Buchanan Centre, 11209 86 Street NW
Action on Ableism: Getting to the Roots
Register here

Grande Prairie IDPD Event

Friday, December 2: 11:30 am – 1 pm
Teresa Sargent Hall, 9839 103 Avenue
IDPD Peace Region Planning Committee
Register here

Lethbridge IDPD Event

Friday, December 2: 2 – 5 pm
CASA Art Centre, 230 8 Street
IDPD and Lethbridge Inclusion Awards 2022
Contact [email protected] for more details

Red Deer IDPD Events

Monday, November 28 to Friday, December 2
Red Deer Polytechnic IDPD Awareness Campaign
Get more event details here

Thursday, December 1: 6 – 7:30 pm
Red Deer Public Library Downtown Branch, 4818 49 Street
Red Deer Public Library and Voices of Albertans with Disabilities
Get more event details here

Grants

Groups can apply for funding to hold in-person, virtual or hybrid International Day of Persons with Disabilities events in their communities.
Groups can apply for funding to hold a collaborative, Alberta-wide virtual International Day of Persons with Disabilities event.

Contact

Connect with the Premier’s Council Secretariat:

Hours: 8:15 am to 4:30 pm (open Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays)
Phone: 780-422-1095
Toll free: dial 310-0000 before the phone number (in Alberta)
TTY: 711 for the message relay service
Email: [email protected]
Fax: 780-415-0097

Address:
Suite 1110, 10055 106 Street
Edmonton, Alberta  T5J 2Y2

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