Programs to mark Jewish Disability Advocacy Month


In February, the North American Jewish community will observe Jewish Disability Advocacy Month with virtual experiences in education, solidarity-building and empowerment in support of people with disabilities.

Four weekly programs will explore empowerment, breaking barriers, creating opportunity and “Disability Rights are Civil Rights: Advocacy Week.” Go to for details and to register.

On Feb. 23 at 7 p.m., Amy S.F. Lutz, author of “We Walk: Life with Severe Autism,” will discuss the place of intellectually and developmentally disabled people in society and the responsibilities that we, as citizens and human beings, have to one another.

The free program, sponsored by the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island, will take place on Zoom. For more information, contact Larry Katz at

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