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Citizens With Disabilities Ontario (CWDO) is committed to the rights of all persons to participate fully in the civil, cultural, economic, political and social life of their communities.

CARC Chair - Background


MELISSA GRAHAM - Thunder Bay, Ontario

Interests: mobility issues, mental health, accessible housing, affordable housing, recreation, young adults with a disability

Background: As a person with a disability, fighting for awareness and access has continually been a part of Melissa's life. Her particular interest lies with youth and young adults with disabilities, and their struggles to find a voice in an environment that's still adapting to them. As a recent social work graduate, Melissa finds herself advocating for this voice in her field and volunteer experiences. "The really lucky people don't always have the best of everything. They are the ones who make the most of whatever life throws them."

~ Anonymous