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MDRC cultivates disability pride and strengthens the disability movement by recognizing disability as a natural and beautiful part of human diversity while collaborating to dismantle all forms of oppression.

Proud and Powerful Training

CCL staff offer a wide variety of customized trainings regarding disability history, culture, identity, and pride.  These trainings include activities developed by CCL that have been called, "life-changing."  woman in orange shirt holding a disability pride picture frame

Who are the trainings for?

  • Service professionals
  • Organizations
  • Parents and family members
  • Individuals with disabilities
  • Personal assistants
  • General community members

Each target audience receives a customized training and we do not recommend mixing target groups together in the same training.

What does the training cover?

Each training is customized and can include topics such as:

  • Disability history and culture
  • Disability identity
  • Models of disability
  • Cycle of developing a proud identity
  • Building blocks of pride
  • Ableism and internalized ableism
  • Levels of oppression
  • Combating stigma

How do I request a training?

Please contact us to discuss availability and pricing.  1-800-760-4600 or contact us through this site!

Visit MDRC's archieved AT webinars to view a glimpse into our trainings.

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Support MDRC through the Mail:

Michigan Disability Rights Coalition
3498 East Lake Lansing Road, Suite 100
East Lansing, MI 48823

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