2020 AGM Announcement

Kickstart invites you to join us for our 2020 Annual General Meeting

All current and potential members welcome!

WHEN: Monday September 28th at 6pm – 8pm

WHERE:  Zoom (a link will be emailed to you one week prior)

HOW TO REGISTER: https://forms.gle/8b1FhifxggKgd3BP7

ASL and Closed Caption will be provided.

Our AGM is an opportunity for members to have a voice; to learn more about the work Kickstart has done over the past year and to hear what we have planned for the 2020/21 season. This is also your opportunity to elect the new Board of Directors for our 22nd year.

We are thrilled to present Guest Speaker, Lawrence Shaprio.

Lawrence is a validated Deaf and Disability Artist with the Canada Council for the Arts and a past grant recipient from the B.C. Arts Council. A dancer for over a decade Lawrence has performed in London, Vienna, New York, Toronto and Vancouver at dance festivals and for commissioned choreography. One of his greatest triumphs was “discovering” which premiered in Toronto in 2016 and become the first dance piece in Canada to feature an above-knee amputee in a leading role. Lawrence is also a published author who’s writing on disability has been featured in a variety of publications including Disability Studies Quarterly in the United States and Canadian Scholar’s Press.

Are you a Member and want to add an item to the agenda?
If you’re a current member and have an item to contribute to the meeting please fill out the appropriate field in the registration form (link above) or send an email to [email protected]

The call for Nominations for new Board Members is now open!  
If you or someone you know are interested in being part of our organization as a board member,  please send your resume or CV and a coverletter with an introduction and tell us why you would like to join our board. Please submit your application to Kickstart Board President, Wendy D at [email protected] 

*if you require other accommodations to participate, please e-mail us at [email protected] before September 14th*

About Kickstart Disability Arts

Kickstart Disability Arts and Culture is a Vancouver based arts non-profit that supports and promotes artists who identify as living with disabilities.

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