Visit by the Australian Disability Discrimination Commissioner – Lecture & Panel Discussion – Jan 15/18

The Law, Disability & Social Change Project  @Windsor Law is pleased to announce two public events on disability rights in honour of a visit to Windsor Law by the Australian Disability Discrimination Commissioner, Alastair McEwin.

On January 15, 2018 at 12-1:30pm in the Farmer Conference Room at the University of Windsor Law Faculty, Commissioner McEwin will deliver a lecture titled, “Disability Rights in Australia: Progress over the last 25 years?”

Then, from 5 PM to 7 PM on January 15 in the CAW Upper floor Boardroom, there will be a panel event called, Global Struggles: Working towards Realizing Disability Rights in Canada, Australia and the US, featuring the following speakers:

Alastair McEwin, Australian Disability Discrimination Commissioner

Dr Laverne Jacobs, Associate Professor and Founding Director of the Law, Disability & Social Change Project,  Windsor Law

Mark Cody, Legal Director, Michigan Protection & Advocacy Service

Arlene Dodge, Staff Lawyer at LAW and Member of Walpole Island First Nation (Bkejwanong)

Both events aim to be barrier-free and inclusive, and are free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.  RSVPs are required by January 11 and can be made by clicking here.

We welcome you to join us!

Sponsored by:  The Law, Disability & Social Change Project , Windsor Law Disability Club, University of Windsor, Faculty of Law, and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada


The Law building is located at 401 Sunset Ave, Windsor, ON N9B 3P4. In the University of Windsor map it is building number 43, circled in the image below. The CAW centre is building number 34 on the University of Windsor map.