Advocacy & Disability: A Conversation with Dr. Nelle L. Richardson - JFCS of Greater Philadelphia

Advocacy & Disability: A Conversation with Dr. Nelle L. Richardson

  • DATE: 06/22/2021
  • TIME: 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  • LOCATION: 
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Join JFCS and RespectAbility for a free virtual event with Dr. Nelle L. Richardson. Dr. Nelle will speak on the intersectionality of race, gender, immigration, and disability, as well as her experience as a self-advocate. She will share her personal story of immigrating to the United States, pursuing an education despite a lack of support, living under systemic racism, and her successes as a woman of color with a disability.

Dr. Nelle L. Richardson is an ordained pastor, motivational speaker, counselor, life coach, and self-advocate. She recently received a certification from Cornell University in Women in Leadership: Navigating the Double Bind. As a motivational speaker, Dr. Nelle addresses disability and racial bias. She was a key speaker for a UN 2021 Forum: An Untold Narrative: Immigrant Women with Disabilities.

For more information or assistance, contact Rivka Goldman at rgoldman@jfcsphilly.org or 267-256-2250.

Closed captioning and ASL interpretation provided.