joining hands Virtual symposium
Disability Inclusion in International Exchange
That's a wrap! The 2021 Joining Hands took place July 28 - August 4, 2021. Thank you to everyone who participated and contributed to an incredible event! Keep the momentum going:
About the Symposium
The National Clearinghouse on Disability and Exchange presents Joining Hands, a virtual symposium devoted to disability access and experiences in the broad range of international exchange opportunities.
The Joining Hands Symposium is a free virtual program offering dynamic sessions, guest speakers, career fair, and other engagement activities.
Dates: July 28-29 and August 2-4
Accessibility: All programming will be captioned and ASL-interpreted
Recordings: All programming will be recorded and posted to this JHS site
Who Should Attend
International exchange alumni with disabilities
People with disabilities interested in participating in international exchange
International educators and exchange practitioners/providers
Disability organizations and disability service professionals
U.S. Department of State staff and partners
Anyone interested in enhancing disability access in the broad range of international opportunities and citizen diplomacy!
Questions? Contact us!
The National Clearinghouse on Disability and Exchange is a project of the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, designed to increase the participation of people with disabilities in international exchange between the United States and other countries, and is supported in its implementation by Mobility International USA (MIUSA).