Shaping our futures
Memory, Witness and Hope was a workshop series and film project that brought together institutional survivors labelled with intellectual disabilities in the
Funded through the Investing in Justice Fund –
or, the Huronia Regional Centre, Rideau Regional Centre and Southwestern Regional Centre Class
Action - Strategic Program Investment Fund, the project was founded and directed by
Natalie Spagnuolo and Josée Boulanger.
Our mission was to connect people, share knowledge, and promote justice through stories.
Our work was guided by the following principles:
1. We work from an assumption of competence
2. We practice equality through our interactions
3. We integrate supported decision-making into our practice
Learn more about the class action lawsuit and the history of institutions in Ontario
CBC Radio: 'The gristle in the stew'
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives' The Monitor: Freeing our people - Updates from the long road to deinstitutionalization