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International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2023: History and Community Action

December 4, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Centre for Independent Living in Toronto (CILT) and Community Partners are pleased to invite you to our virtual celebration of the  

International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2023: History and Community Action 

Description: This celebration is an annual observance of the International Day of Disabled Persons which was proclaimed in 1992 by the United Nations (UN). The Day aims to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilize support for the dignity, rights, and well-being of persons with disabilities.  

The celebration will provide history and knowledge of this year’s theme “United in action to rescue and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for, with and by persons with disabilities”. Community speakers will talk about Community Action Projects in Toronto. 

When: Monday December 4, 2023, 1:00-2:30 PM Eastern Time (Canada)  

Access Supports: ASL-English interpretation and CART Captioning will be provided.  

If you require any access accommodations, please let us know in the Access Accommodation section of the registration by Nov 28, 2023. 

Register in advance for this meeting at:  


This celebration will be an engaging discussion on: 

1) Brief History of United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities Day 

2) United Nations IDPWD’s Theme 2023 

3) Community Action Projects 

4) Question and Answers 

5) Resources 

If you need assistance with registering, please e-mail robin.simmons@cilt.ca or call 416-599-2458 ext. 293. Please note, you will not be able to join the session without registering first. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.  


December 4, 2023
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm


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