Mar 2

2020 Disability Community Day of Mourning

March 2 - 3, 2020

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Categories: Special event

As part of a nation-wide Day of Mourning, disability rights advocates in the Chicagoland area will be holding a vigil to honor the lives of disabled people murdered by their families and caretakers.

The event is free and open to the public. The vigil will consist of brief background of the purpose behind Disability Community Day of Mourning, reading of names of disabled victims of murders in 2019-20, and a section where people could speak out and reflect on the vigil in an open mic format.

Live captioning and light refreshments will be provided. If you need any accommodations, contact Timotheus Gordon Jr. at or 312-413-1647.

The Institute on Disability and Human Development of the Department of Disability and Human Development (DHD) in the UIC College of Applied Health Sciences, UIC Disability Cultural Center, and Access Living of Metropolitan Chicago

Promotional Partners: Coalition of Autistic and Neurodivergent Students (CANS), Autistics Against Curing Autism, Quirky Citizens Alliance in Chicago, and Chicagoland Disabled People of Color Coalition (Chicagoland DPOCC).


Timotheus Gordon, Jr.
(312) 413-1647