Auckland Disability Law AGM 2023

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We would like to invite you to Auckland Disability Law’s (ADL’s) 2023 AGM.  At our AGM we will share what we have been doing during 2022 to 2023.  We also want to thank everyone who has supported our work in the last year. 
 
ADL Members
If you are an ADL member, please join us to make a quorum.  We have Steering Group members to appoint. 
 
Guest Speaker

We are delighted to have Prudence Walker, Te Kāhui Tika Tangata Disability Rights Commissioner, as our guest speaker.  Prior to joining Te Kāhui Tika Tangata Human Rights Commission in June 2023, Prudence was Chief Executive of the Disabled Persons Assembly (DPA) New Zealand.  As a disabled and queer woman, she comes from a strong social justice perspective and is deeply committed to working to achieve equity for Tāngata Whaikaha Māori, disabled people and marginalised populations.  Prudence also has a keen interest in intersecting identities and is an experienced facilitator with a specific history of working with young people, disabled people, and people who are migrants.  

The Details
Date:  Monday 20 November 2023
Venue:  Auckland Disability Law Offices, at the Mangere Community Law Centre, Shop 27, Waddon Place, Mangere Town Centre. 
Time:  10am to 12.00noon followed by lunch
 
RSVP by 10 November 2023
RSVP to info@adl.org.nz, or text 027 457 5140 or ring 09 257 5140.   
Give us your name, contact details and that you are coming to the ADL AGM.  We will confirm your RSVP. 
 
Please join us for lunch after our AGM.  Please let us know if you have any dietary requirements
 
Access Needs

The venue is wheelchair accessible.  Please let us know if you require an NZSL interpreter (by 10 November), and if you require written resources ahead of time for your braille reader, AAC or to prepare for the meeting.  You are welcome to bring a support person, family member or agency with you.  Please let us know if you have any other access needs.

 
Other Important Information
Please find attached the AGM Agenda at AGM Agenda *
 
ADL membership is free.  You can become a member by completing the paperwork at ADL Membership Form*   

There are two position for election onto the ADL Steering Group, our governance group.  These vacancies are for Steering Group Member roles.  For information about these roles, and to complete a nomination form, go to:
ADL Steering Group Member Information * and Nomination Form

Applications for the ADL Steering Group positions are due by 13 November 2023.
 

* When you click on this link, a Word document will open in your browser.  You may need to open the Word document from the top right hand side of your screen