Advancing Inclusion: the essential role of family leadership
Who is this workshop for?
This workshop will be of interest to families and allied community members and professionals interested in exploring the key principles and actions that can contribute to a dynamic family led movement for inclusion.
Bruce Uditsky, M.Ed., is the CEO Emeritus of Inclusion Alberta and its former CEO for over 25 years. Bruce is internationally recognised for his leadership and advocacy in social justice and inclusion for individuals with intellectual disabilities and their families. He has served in an advisory capacity to governments on many issues contributing to the development of legislation, standards and policies that advance inclusion. He co-developed Inclusion Alberta’s Family Leadership Series which has benefitted hundreds of families and is currently engaged nationally and internationally in family leadership development with Inclusion International, the International Initiative in Disability Leadership and the Canadian Association for Community Living.
Bruce is the principal founder of Inclusive Post-Secondary Education and co-founder of the Rotary Employment Partnership, both of which have been formally recognized as world leading innovations. He has consulted and taught in many countries and is the author and co-author of books, chapters and articles on inclusion. He is the parent of two adult sons, one of whom has developmental disabilities.
What we will discuss in this workshop
• Values and vision clarity
• Effectively communicating inclusion
• Why family leadership is the principal means to needed social change
• Family leadership development
• Social change movements and organisations
• Revitalisation and renewal
• Partnering with and capitalising on community
• Movement renewal.
This will also be an opportunity to learn about international family leadership efforts.
This is a free event funded through an NDIA ILC grant.
Morning tea and lunch provided.