From Invisibility to Visibly In: Community-Program-Ignited Change in Awareness and Attitudes Toward Jews with Disabilities

By Shelly Christensen, Margie Weil

Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA), Spring 2007

The authors discuss the Jewish Community Inclusion Program launched by Jewish Family and Children's Service of Minneapolis in order to ensure a more inclusive Jewish community for people with disabilities and their families. They discuss barriers to inclusion, real and perceived, and how the structure of the Inclusion Program overcomes them.

Topic: Empowerment, Disability and Special Needs, Jewish Organizations, Diversity

Name of Publication: Journal of Jewish Communal Service

Editor: Siskind, Alan

Volume/Issue: vol.82/no.1-2

Page Number(s): 105-112

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Genre: Article

Coverage: Minneapolis, Minnesota , United States

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

Bibliographic Information:
Christensen, Shelly. Weil, Margie. From Invisibility to Visibly In: Community-Program-Ignited Change in Awareness and Attitudes Toward Jews with Disabilities. Journal of Jewish Communal Service. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA). Spring 2007: 105-112. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=3680


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