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Deborah Stienstra to Serve on the Guelph Accessibility Advisory Committee
January 2, 2018
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The City of Guelph has recently appointed Deborah Stienstra to serve on its Accessibility Advisory Committee for 2018. The Committee provides vision and direction to staff and Council regarding the removal of barriers that exist within Municipal services, practices and programs.

Deborah is a Professor in the Political Science Department at the University of Guelph, holds the Jarislowsky Chair in Families and Work, and is the Director of the Centre for Families, Work and Well-being. Within these roles, she works toward transformative inclusion, so that diverse women and men with disabilities, Indigenous people, and girls and boys from around the world can participate in their communities and societies. Deborah's research covers a range of sectors including resource development, global development, information technologies, end of life care, health care, trade relations, and others.

Click through to read about the City of Guelph's current Corporate Accessibility Policy http://guelph.ca/wp-content/uploads/CorporateAccessibilityPolicyAndProcedure.pdf and its multi-year accessibility strategy http://guelph.ca/wp-content/uploads/MultiYearCorporateAccessibilityPlan.pdf.