The Conroy Speakers Series presents Dan Habib: “Intelligent Lives” Film Screening & Discussion with the Director Thursday, November 7 from 6:30-8:30 PM Perkins – Janeway Education Center, 975 Main Street, Lancaster, MA FREE and Open to the Public – Pre-registration is encouraged on the event website.
From award-winning filmmaker Dan Habib comes “Intelligent Lives,” a catalyst to transform the label of intellectual disability from a life sentence of isolation into a life of possibility for the most systematically segregated people in America. Join us for a screening of the film, followed by a discussion with Dan.
Dan Habib is the creator of the award-winning documentary films “Including Samuel,” “Who Cares About Kelsey?,” and many other short films on disability-related topics. Habib is a six-time New Hampshire photographer of the year and his freelance work has appeared in Time, Newsweek, and the New York Times. In November 2013, Habib delivered a TEDx talk titled “Disabling Segregation” on the benefits of inclusion to students without disabilities. From 2014-2017, he served on President Barack Obama’s Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities. Habib is currently a filmmaker at the University of New Hampshire’s Institute on Disability. Habib is currently a filmmaker at the University of New Hampshire’s Institute on Disability. For more information about Dan or the film, visit intelligentlives.org.
Please join us for this FREE, open to the public event for parents, students, and the community. This event is sponsored by The Shine Initiative and UMass Memorial Health Alliance – Clinton Hospital.