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  • World Braille Day – January 4th, 2023

    Jan 04 2023

    Celebrated by the UN, World Braille Day raises awareness and understanding about the importance of braille as a means of communication for blind and partially sighted people around the world.  Braille is not a language, it’s a system of communication. It’s a system where six dots within a cell ...


  • ARIDO recognizes International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPWD)

    Dec 05 2022

    “Transformative solutions for inclusive development: the role of innovation in fuelling an accessible and equitable world” is the theme for the 2022 International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPWD). Proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly on December 3rd,1992 and celebrated world ...


  • Reno + Decor features Registered Interior Designer Lisa Sandham, ARIDO

    Dec 05 2022

    Registered Interior Designer Lisa Sandham, ARIDO of Lisa Sandham Interior Design was featured in Reno + Decor magazine with trends that can transform your space into a healing, comfortable oasis. Besides focusing on comfort, durability and  luxury when selecting furniture pieces, Lisa also outl ...


  • World AIDS Day – December 1st

    Dec 01 2022

    ARIDO is marking December 1st, World AIDS Day, and the start of Indigenous AIDS Awareness Week World AIDS Day was founded in 1988 to recognize the progress made on the national and global response to HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) and what is still left to do. There are an estimated 38 million p ...


  • ARIDO recognizes International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

    Nov 25 2022

    Nov 25, 2022 Today, we are raising awareness for The International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (VAWG), designated in 1999 by the United Nations General Assembly. The date was chosen to commemorate the lives of the Mirabal sisters, Patria, Minerva, and María Teresa, (political ...


  • Recap: ARIDO’s annual Strategic Planning process

    Nov 23 2022

    On Friday November 18th, members of the Board of Management and staff met to take part in a leadership workshop. This was to replace the association’s annual Strategic Planning process which traditionally takes place in November. The decision to hold a leadership workshop versus a strategic planni ...


  • ARIDO publishes Diversity and Equity Workplace Audit by Matrix360

    Nov 21 2022

    As ARIDO’s work with Matrix360 continues towards advancing equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility continues, we are pleased to share the results of an organizational audit recently conducted into ARIDO’s internal governance, marketing, communications, leadership processes, and policies ...


  • Call for Nominations 2023/24 ARIDO Board of Management

    Nov 17 2022

    ARIDO is on a transformative journey prioritizing diversity, equity, accessibility, and reconciliation. We strongly believe that the opportunities to evolve our framework should be inclusive, and the representation of our members is integral. In preparation for this call for nominations, we recogniz ...