2022 Virtual African American Conference on Disabilities

Tuesday, February 1, 2022- Thursday, February 17, 2022
Location: Virtual

The African American Conference on Disabilities is the premiere comprehensive disability conference in the United States that addresses the intersection between race and disabilities. The conference examines avenues for self-advocacy to ensure the effective provision of services, resources, and enforcement of civil rights in the African American and disability communities.

The conference is a FREE event with 12 highly informative workshops.  Registration information for the 2022 conference will be available in the next few weeks.

The 2021 virtual conference attendees came from all across Arizona, almost every state in the U.S., U.S. Virgin Islands, Canada, Africa, and Europe to learn and ask questions on a wide range of disability issues and featured 3 unique sessions and 8 workshops all with an emphasis on disabilities, held throughout the month of February, and had over 11,000 attendees on Zoom and Facebook Live.

Presentations include notable representation from across the AUCD network: CA – Elizabeth Morgan & Benita Shaw (2/1); AZ – Wendy Parent-Johnson (2/8), Sakenya MacDonald (2/10); IL – Timotheus Gordon, Jr. (2/15); IA – Derrick Willis (2/17)

If you would like more information for the 2022 conference, please email: Natalie Luna Rose, [email protected]

If you would like to be a sponsor or partner for the 2022 conference, please email: Renaldo Fowler, [email protected]