Not long ago, it was commonplace in rural Ontario to have members of the community come together to help build a family’s barn. It took not only many hands to accomplish the seemingly monumental task, but also people with different tools and abilities.
People who have an intellectual disability, families and community agencies are connecting like never before and taking active roles in meaningful community-building projects, with the purpose of creating a society where everyone belongs.
It’s in the spirit of community collaboration that Community Living Ontario
to be a part of The Barn Raising: Coming Together to Achieve Community Goals
. We look forward to connecting with friends and allies of the Community Living movement from September 12th to the 14th at the Sheraton Parkway in Richmond Hill.
Let’s actively and effectively engage with our communities to address unmet needs, challenge the status quo, and build on integrated approaches that benefit all of us.