CUNY Disability Awareness Month

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" BCC celebrates disability awareness month" on pink and yellow gradientDisability Services invites you to join us during
April | CUNY Disability Awareness Month  

April isCUNY Disability Awareness Month, and we invite you to join us for a series of engaging events designed to foster understanding and inclusivity.   

Explore the power of aromatherapy, learn basic ASL to communicate more effectively, and express yourself through art in our ‘Painting Disability’ workshop.

Mark your calendars for these exciting events:  

Healing Scents: Discovering Inclusivity Through Aromatherapy
In this event, you’ll learn about the therapeutic benefits of various essential oils and their importance in promoting relaxation, reducing stress, and enhancing overall wellness. Cecelia will join us From Aveli Wellness. Who will guide us on how aromatherapy can be a tool to calm our minds and heal our bodies. 

Date: Thursday, April 4, 2024
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Location: LOEW Hall [LO], Room 200 

RSVP is required; limited slots are available   

Hands-On Inclusion: Basic ASL for Inclusivity 
Come broaden your horizons, celebrate diversity, and embark on a journey of empathy and inclusion as we bridge the gap through the universal language of sign. This event is more than just learning signs; it’s about understanding the cultural nuances, history, and unique perspectives of the Deaf community. Yvette from Adapt Community Networking participants are excited to share their experiences as New Yorkers with Disabilities.   

Date: Thursday, April 11, 2024
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Location: Zoom

Artistic Expression: Painting Beyond Limits
Whether you’re an experienced artist or a first-time painter, this event is for everyone. Let your brush strokes tell a story as we celebrate the diversity and resilience of individuals with disabilities through the universal language of art. It will be hosted by our wonderful Mary Morfe & Brilliant Charles Mendoza, who will lead the event with a brief speech. 

Date: Thursday, April 18, 2024
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Location: LOEW Hall [LO], Room 200
RSVP is required: limited slots are available 

At Bronx Community College, diversity and inclusion are core values. These events provide valuable opportunities to deepen our understanding of the experiences of individuals with disabilities and to celebrate their contributions to our community.  

For more information about the events or for more information about Disability Services, contact us at, 718-289-5880 or 

Office of Disability Services
Bronx Community College
Loew Hall [LO], Room215
2155 University Avenue |Bronx, NY 10453  


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