DAWN Ontario: DisAbled Women's Network Ontario

Misson and activities:

DAWN Ontario promotes social justice, human rights & the advancement of equality rights through education, research, advocacy, coalition-building, resource development, & information technology. Our mission is to generate knowledge, information and skills to secure the inclusion, citizenship, human rights and equality of women and girls with disabilities. We operate without funding & without paid staff. We work to illuminate the causes & multidimensional consequences of the growing inequality of wealth, income, power & opportunity in Canada; & to move this critical national problem onto the front burner of Canadian politics and public discourse. We operate with NO funding & with NO paid staff!

Our non governmental, non-profit, organization works at the local level.

Our organization is mainly run, controlled and represented by disabled people.

We have expertise, or are interested in cooperating with other organizations, in the areas of:

Accessible public transportation.
Assisting persons with intellectual disabilities.
Assistive devices.
Awareness raising.
Children with disabilities.
Coalition building and networking.
Computers and disability.
Education and vocational training.
Independent Living Skills Training.
International development and disability.
Legal aid.
Media work.
Peer support.
Personal assistance.
Recreation and travel.
Sexuality and relationships.
Universal design.
Women and disability.

Contact us:

Contact person:Barbara Anello
Home page is not working: - http://dawn.thot.net/
Address:Box 1138 North Bay, ON P1B 8K4
North Bay

This entry added: Saturday 25th September 1999. (record #225) Changed: Monday 16th May 2005.