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Advocacy Programs and Resources

Become an advocate! When facing barriers to inclusion, knowing how to advocate effectively for yourself and others is key. Join us and learn how to advocate to support causes that matter to you.

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Guide Dog Rights In The Workplace – Employer Information Session

Many people who are partnered with guide dogs still face barriers to employment. From the application process to the interview, or in the workplace, guide dog handlers have the right to be treated equally at every stage of the employment journey. As we celebrate Guide Dog Access Awareness month, we invite you to help make your workplace more accessible and inclusive for guide dog handlers by joining one of our Guide Dogs in the Workplace Lunch and Learn events. This virtual employer information session takes place on Thursday, September 29th from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Zoom information will be shared upon registering.
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Elections 101: Accessible Voting How to Make Your Vote Count

As the municipal election is fast approaching, join representatives from Toronto Elections for this interactive experience. This session is available both in-person at CNIB GTA Community Hub or live-streamed over Zoom on Tuesday, October 4 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.
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Champions for Change self-advocacy video series

This four-part video series is designed to provide people who are blind, partially sighted, or Deafblind with the knowledge and skills to effectively advocate in their communities. Whether you’re new to advocacy or a seasoned advocate, you’ll find tips for making a positive change for yourself and others. 

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Help us Break Barriers

Join our community now and become part of a passionate group of people working to create a more inclusive Canada and a bolder future for everyone with sight loss.

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