We are a newly formed Federally Incorporated not-for-profit and volunteer organization that aspires to:
ASE Community Foundation, recognizes that while there is distinct research, policies, and resources available for Black Canadians, and for all Canadians with disabilities, there exists a gap in understanding the intersectional experiences of Black Canadians with disabilities.
If you have a passion for dismantling oppression, particularly centred on Black Canadians with intersectional identifies, join the ASE Community!
There are multiple options to engage, volunteer, and partner with ASE.
Everyone is welcomed to join, share, and participate on our journey!
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4 Strategic Priority Areas
ASE Community Foundation and our partners are committed to being a national HUB of resources that disrupt anti-Black Racism and ableism.
The Hub aims to:
We envision identifying nation-wide research and policy networks/research projects that also investigate the intersectional experiences of being black, living with a disability
We encourage like-minded researchers, black Canadians with disabilities, and passionate students and members to join together to highlight the gaps and intersectional experience of Black Canadians.
ASE is focused on building partnerships, sponsors and resources who focus on economic innovation and the full economic participation of Black Canadians with Disability.
This will include collective initiatives and opportunities that strengthen career, employment, and entrepreneurship programs, opportunities ,and resources.
ASE Community seeks to prioritize the lived experiences of Black students with disabilities, and their families.
We intend to to identify educational and assistive technology resources , offer disability specialist expertise and webinars, and also support a Community of Practice of members, culturally responsive professionals, and service partners.
We couldn't accomplish our goals without the help of supporters and volunteers like you.
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