CREATIVE WORKS CONFERENCE - May 10, 2019
Shaping the future of the Creative Communities

Liviya Mendelsohn

 
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LIVIYA MENDELSOHN
Director of Accessibility & Inclusion, Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre, and Artistic Director, ReelAbilities Toronto Film Festival

Liv Mendelsohn is Director of Accessibility and inclusion at the Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre, and Artistic Director of the ReelAbilities Toronto Film Festival. The MNjcc has been recognized as by the Ontario Non-Profit Network as a provincial accessibility best practice case study organization, and has emerged as a hub of inclusive arts and culture. Passionate about building accessible communities engaged in the arts with a focus on youth with disabilities, Liv is an advisor to EnAbling Ontario, and the Our Doors Are Open Ontario multi-faith inclusion project. Liv is also a 2018 Civic Action DiverseCity Fellow, and a 2018-2019 mentor for the AFP Fellowship in Inclusion and Philanthropy. Liv holds a Master of Arts and a Master’s in Education. She is a field instructor for the Faculty of Social Work at the University of Toronto.

 

Program - Session A
11:15 am - 12:15 pm

Accessibility in the Arts: Creating Experience that Count (Panel)
with Kim Fullerton, Kelly Straughan and Anne Zbitnew