Judith Heumann: The Global Landscape on Disability Rights – March 27th

Sonoran UCEDD Updates
March 2014

Judith HeumannJudith Heumann is an internationally recognized leader in the disability community and a lifelong civil rights advocate. As Special Advisor for International Disability Rights at the U.S. Department of State, Heumann leads the U.S. comprehensive strategy to promote and protect the rights of persons with disabilities globally.  Heumann served as the World Bank’s first adviser on disability and development and Assistant Secretary for the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services under the Clinton administration. 

Join the UA Disability Resources and Sonoran UCEDD in welcoming Judith Heumann to Tucson for a conversation on the Global Landscape for Disability Rights.  Judith will discuss the international climate around disability and disability rights, highlight challenges and opportunities to access around the world and offer perspective on the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

A Conversation with Judith HeumannUniversity of Arizona Disability Resources
March 27, 2014; 4:30 PM – Reception to follow

Marriott University Park
880 East Second Street
Tucson, AZ 85719