2018 Mini Course/Lecture Series on Disabilities
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - Pittsburgh
Out of the Shadows: The Disability Civil Rights Movement from No Pity to Me Too
Presented by NPR News Investigations Correspondent Joseph Shapiro.
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
9:30 AM - Noon (Check in begins 8:30 AM)
This is a free event.
4905 5th Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
About the Presentation
Joseph Shapiro has covered disability stories since 1987. Shapiro has been a witness to the disability rights movement and has chronicled some of its most dramatic moments and written about its biggest heroes. Shapiro will talk about disability history, play some of his radio pieces and talk about his reporting—including a recent ground-breaking series on the epidemic of sexual assault of people with intellectual disabilities—and share behind-the-scenes stories.
About the Presenter
Joseph Shapiro, National Public Radio News Investigations Correspondent, is the creator of NPR's Abused and Betrayed series and author of No Pity: People with Disabilities Forging a New Civil Rights Movement.
- Registration is required.
- Social Work CEs available: 2.5 credits.
- Requests for accommodations must submitted with your registration, by November 20, 2018.
- For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Mini Course Lecture Series is a program of the Institute on Disabilities at Temple University.
Co-sponsors: FISA Foundation, Pennsylvania Developmental Disabilities Council, and Disability Rights Pennsylvania.