Building the Road Map: "Finding Our Way”

In the 22 years that the Diversity and Inclusion Summit has been offered on campus, we have worked to highlight the latest and best information on diversity and inclusion. This year, the committee is reflecting on why our community still falls short of the diverse and inclusive place where we want to live. Rather than keeping an intellectualized distance around diversity ideas, we would like to explore an embodied and emotional connection to diversity. We hope to courageously lean into the sensitive places in our communities and in ourselves to awaken a new authenticity.

This year, the committee recognizes that it is time to find our way. The aim of the fall Summit is to take a bold step toward advancing our sincere commitment in being a diverse and inclusive community. The committee is planning sessions to speak forthrightly about issues that impede greater progress toward a practicing community of diversity. We urge all campus and City of Boulder members to take the courageous step of finding our way forward toward Making Excellence Inclusive.

For more information about the Diversity and Inclusion Summit, click the link below:

https://www.colorado.edu/odece/diversity-inclusion-summit

 

Blind CU Student & Project BLAST

June 12, 2017

Access for All: Distressing Design

March 24, 2017

Service Animals of CU: Understanding emotional support animals and disability service animals

March 24, 2017

Seeing the Road Less Traveled

Nov. 9, 2016

CU Boulder senior Esha Mehta is climbing the Bastille Crack, one of Colorado's most popular and classic climbs. Yet there's a twist: Mehta is blind. The climb is part of the university's recently developed Inclusive Recreation Program. To read the full article, please follow this link: http://www.colorado.edu/today/2016/11/08/seeing-road-less-traveled .Read more »

Access for all: Coffee Shop Conundrum

Sept. 23, 2016

Access for all: Coffee Shop Conundrum ­ When you don’t add captions to your video, you make it difficult not just for the student trying to watch your video in a busy coffee shop, but also for someone in a quiet space such as a library, someone with a hearing... Read more »

Access for All on CU’s Campus

May 3, 2016

How much do you think about accessibility in your daily life? Vision & mobility accessibility issues are often associated with design decisions that most of us have nothing to do with such as building or website design. However, many of the choices we make each day can be the difference... Read more »

Scholarship Applications Due June 1st

April 29, 2016

Disability Services awards scholarships to students every Fall and Spring semester. This upcoming semester, Fall 2016, applications will be accepted for the Robert Wilkerson Scholarship and the Timothy Grice Memorial Scholarship . For scholarship descriptions and additional information, see our Scholarship page: http://www.colorado.edu/disabilityservices/students/scholarships-financial-assistance To download an application, click here: Disability... Read more »

Inclusive Skate at the Rec!

April 20, 2016

Join us Saturday, April 30th from 11:15am to 2pm, 3:15pm to 5:15 pm or 7 to 10 pm at the Ice Rink at the CU Rec Center ! Whether you're familiar with the ice or this is your first time on the ice, come experience ice skating and sit-skating during... Read more »

Scheduled AFPAC Closure for Finals and Installation of New Computers

April 13, 2016

Beginning at 3 pm on Friday, April 29 th , the Alternate Format Production and Access Center (AFPAC, formerly the AT Lab) will be closed. The AFPAC is scheduled to re-open on Thursday, May 20 th . The closure will allow Disability Services to provide proctoring space for students with... Read more »

New Mentoring Program Seeks Student Leaders

March 17, 2016

Are you a CU student interested in mentoring youth in the Boulder community? A new Eye to Eye chapter is coming to CU-Boulder, and Disability Services is looking for students to lead it! Eye to Eye is a national mentoring program that pairs CU students with learning disabilities or ADHD... Read more »

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