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DUNCAN, British Columbia, Feb. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Photographer and owner of Polaris Creative, and outspoken disability advocate Jules Sherred has kicked off a crowdfunding initiative and a call for participants launching March 1st to help the initial stages of the Cowichan Valley Disability, Culture and Food Through Art Exhibit, a unique photography and video exhibit that will help raise awareness to the barriers disabled people face in accessing food and promote advocacy from local producers.
Many people are unaware of the fact that one in every five Canadians are disabled and the biggest barriers they face surrounds food. Not just in the ability to prepare it, but gaining access to healthy ingredients. These barriers often intersect with other areas of marginalization such as ethnicity, sexuality, and gender identity.
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