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July 22, 2021

Call for Participants: People with Disabilities (Parents & Community) Focus Group

Do you feel seen?

Are there authentic portrayals of your community in Canadian media, or are there gaps in the way you are represented?

The Black Screen Office is conducting a Canada-wide study about the representation of Black, People of Colour, LGBTQ2+ and Persons with Disabilities in film, TV and interactive media, including a special report on Children’s Media.

“Being Seen” aims to create directives for the media industry to be more inclusive and authentic in its representation of underrepresented communities.

We invite you to participate in an hour-long focus group.

All who participate in a focus group will be paid an honorarium of $50 each provided that they are not participating in the capacity of their employment.

Community Consultations

People with Disabilities Community July 22th, 7:00pm ET ASL provided

Black Diaspora Community July 24th, 4:00pm ET

South Asian Community July 27th, 7:00pm ET

West Asian and North African Communities July 29th, 7:00pm ET

Latinx and Brazilian Community July 31st, 3:00pm ET

Francophone POC Community August 3rd, 7:00pm ET

LGBTQ2SIA+ Community August 4th, 7:00pm ET

Parent Consultations

People with Disabilities Parents July 22th, 7:00pm ET ASL provided

BPOC* Parents July 28th, 7:00pm ET *BPOC = Black and/or People of Colour

LGBTQ2SIA+ Parents August 4th, 7:00pm ET

Accessibility

  • ASL provided
  • Registration form in Word document or plain text available upon request