Ready, Willing & Able: Disability Advocacy in Israel
Event Date and Time:
February 10, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
How can the drive for disability inclusion in Israel inform our own strategy? This session showcases trail blazers leading the charge for societal change by launching innovative programs focused on empowerment and independence, and forging partnerships with policy makers. Hear from Odelia Fitoussi, the first Israeli representative to the United Nations Committee on Persons with Disabilities, and other leaders who have modeled practices that have been enacted into law and policy. Learn about the vital role North American Jewry plays in these groundbreaking efforts.