Special Events

Monday, April 29, 2013

Speakers | Agenda

This one day Professional Development Institute for Native educators offers pioneering international information and training regarding four highly successful facets of Indigenous/Hawaiian education, and provides practical advice on how to create and maintain quality Native-based public school options.

Outcome: Sharing, Growing and Articulating Indigenous Best Practices in Education.

Colloquium Topics:

Monday, April 29, 2013 to Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Len Cheshire [Global Views]

Monday, April 29, 2013 2:15 pm – 3:00 pm
These films are the rallying cries of young people with disabilities in 22 countries in Africa, Asia and the Americas. Together they form Young Voices, Leonard Cheshire Disability’s global project that campaigns for full human rights for disabled people.

Monday, April 29, 2013 to Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Feeling a bit dragged down by work or the vices of everyday life? This year, the Pac Rim team is proud to announce the Three R’s Institute @ Pac Rim, the newest addition to the Pacific Rim Conference. The Recharge Institute will cater to your health and personal wellbeing, so that you are reinvigorated to carry on the important work you do. The institute will take place during both days of the conference, where there will be events scheduled throughout the day.

Monday, April 29, 2013

With Joel Snyder

A unique training event for cultural institutions, television producers, accessibility advocates and the general public Co-sponsored by the Hawai‘i Lions Foundation, Hawai‘i Association of the Blind & The Center on Disability Studies

Monday, April 29, 2013

Program AM with David Fray and Friends

Living the Treaty Now

8:40 am – 9:40 am

Each of us has human rights because we are human. These rights are based on respect and are universal. The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) ensures rights for people with disabilities worldwide. It is important for all of us to learn about the treaty and apply the values in our daily life = Live the Treaty.

Monday, April 29, 2013

This three-hour workshop will explore the application of interactive virtual environments to employment success for people with disabilities, with particular emphasis on Veterans and individuals with Traumatic Brain Injury. The workshop will offer participants hands-on training and interaction with a virtual employment center, EmployAble: World Without Barriers, which uses the Second Life.

Participants will:

Monday, April 29, 2013

Program AM with David Fray and Friends

Living the Treaty Now

8:40 am – 9:40 am

Each of us has human rights because we are human. These rights are based on respect and are universal. The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) ensures rights for people with disabilities worldwide. It is important for all of us to learn about the treaty and apply the values in our daily life = Live the Treaty.

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Emergency Preparedness and Employment for Self-Advocates Download the Poster

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

A Dialogue and Idea Forum of Major Importance with Extraordinary People

Price: Free
What to bring: Your hearts & Minds, Your Passion, Your Ideas

When: May 1, 2013: 6:00pm-8:30pm
Doors Open at 5:15pm (light refreshments and pupus)

Where: Church of the Crossroads
1212 University Avenue, Honolulu Hawai‘i 96826