Cate is from regional Victoria and now lives in East Melbourne. Growing up Deaf she’s become an avid advocate for equity and social justice. Cate recently attended the Global Young Leaders Conference in Washington D.C and has participated in the Victorian Youth Parliament in 2017 and 2018 with the first ever Deaf team to be involved – Deafhood. She believes that everyone should have the right to their own identity, culture as well as the choice to pursue their own passions, in their own way.
The Great Debate: Is the Development of Our Disability Pride and Identity at Risk by placing all the focus on mainstreaming people with disability in society?
Friday 14th September, 2018: 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Two teams will present arguments for and against this statement. It will be up to YOU to decide the winner.