Equity of Access

Equity of Access Full Program

The Human Relations Commission's (HRC) is hosting a three-part Community Learning Experience called Equity of Access: Understanding Disability, Equality, and Rights

Free Screening: Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution

Monday, July 31st at 7pm
Holland High School Commons

Just down the road from Woodstock, Camp Jened was a camp for disabled teens. Directors Nicole Newnham and Jim LeBrecht deliver a rousing film about a group of campers turned activists who shaped the future of the disability-rights movement and changed accessibility legislation for everyone. 

Equity of Access Panel Discussion 
Monday, August 7, 7pm 
Benjamin's Hope, 15468 Riley St, Holland, 49424

Jim LeBrecht, film director, sound designer, and disability activist joins representatives of the West Michigan disability community to discuss challenges for and triumphs of people with disabilities.

Community Read: Being Heumann: An Unrepentant Memoir of a Disability Rights Activist by Judith Heumann with Kristen Joiner

Monday,  August 14, 7pm at Benjamin's Hope, 15468 Riley St, Holland, 49424

One of the most influential disability rights activists in US history tells her personal story of fighting for the right to receive an education, have a job, and just be human.

Audio and print copies available at Herrick District Library.