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Diversity and Inclusion

WEBINAR: Disabled, Trans, and Queer: Intersectional Conversations in the Workplace

August 23, 2022 at 2:00pm3:30pm EDT

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Hosted by: Southeast ADA CenterBurton Blatt Institute at Syracuse University

Cost: $FREE

Date: Tuesday – August 23, 2022

Time: 2:00 – 3:30 pm [Eastern] | 1:00 – 2:30 pm [Central ] | 12:00 noon – 1:30 pm [Mountain] | 11:00 am – 12:30 pm [Pacific]


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Description of Webinar

“If you have come here to help me, you are wasting your time. But if you have come because your liberation is bound up with mine, then let us work together.” – Lilla Watson

These words were used by Lilla, Aboriginal Elder and Activist to set out a challenge for people working towards equity and human rights. For us, we use them as a reminder that social services are best done when no one is left behind—when we center the most vulnerable among us and bloom outward. Too often people with disabilities and LGBTQIA+ individuals are left out of important conversations— diversity, inclusion, equal access, and discrimination to name a few—even though we are deeply impacted by these topics on a daily basis.

We can all begin to heal as a community by embracing and honoring our differences. Advocacy can help us develop compassion for ourselves and others.  Listening deeply and taking action can give us true strength. Our collective efforts will enable us to better understand how our lives are shaped by our lived experiences, to raise our awareness of experiences outside our own, and see the connections between our lives and those of others.

In this presentation we will seek to:

  • Define the terminology of microaggression, intersectionality, intersectional microaggressions, and reclamation by highlighting experiences of Disabled, Trans, and Queer people.
  • Discuss the presenter’s firsthand lived experiences as working professionals and share experiences of other Disabled, Neurodivergent, Transgender, BIPOC, and Queer folks.
  • Describe how support personnel can begin to raise awareness and advocate for disability, neurodiversity, AND LGBTQIA+ inclusion within their employment support processes.


  • Free event, but registration is required!
  • Participate in the webinar by using:
    • Zoom Platform
    • Real-Time Captioning
    • American Sign Language (ASL)
    • Mobile App
    • Phone
  • Archives of the webinar will be available within 5 business days of the live event.

Certificate of Participation

**Must be: registered; attendance verified for entire webinar (live or archive); and Evaluation Post Test completed to receive Certificate of Participation for the webinar. Attendance will be verified.


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Contact for More Information

Southeast ADA Center: Webinars on the ADA, Disability and Inclusion
Phone: 404-541-9001

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This event was published on July 22, 2022.

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