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Learn about disability rights at Oct. 22 summit

Posted Sept. 24, 2019

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Learn about disability rights issues in the community and in the workplace at the Disability Rights Summit presented by the Fort Worth Human Relations Commission. The event will be 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 22 at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden Center, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd.

The summit is for those with different abilities, their caregivers and advocates. The conference is free, but registration is required. Call 817-392-7525 for details.

Learn more by attending workshops on:

  • The power of the disability vote.
  • Public safety and emergency service disability outreach initiatives.
  • Know your housing rights and responsibilities — a guide for renters with a disability.
  • Aging out of the public school system: What now?

Fort Worth Movies That Matter will present a screening of the film “Pick of the Litter,” which follows a litter of pups from the moment they’re born and begin their quest to become guide dogs for the blind.

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