Saturday Series

Saturday Series: Inclusion in the Arts – Shameka Andrews

This week (8/1 at 8pm), we are excited to welcome Shameka Andrews to ITOWNY’s Series on Inclusion in the Arts!

About Shameka:

Shameka Andrews is a disability advocate and consultant she provide resources to people with disabilities, their families and community organizations. She currently is the Community Outreach Coordinator for the Self-Advocacy Association of NYS. The Self-Advocacy Association of New York is an organization for and run by people with development disabilities. SANYS helps people with developmental disabilities speak up for themselves and others.

Shameka is the author of the children’s book Butterfly on Wheels and has collaborated with other author book projects such as Behind the Smile : 15 Women Who Survived the Storm

Shameka is a member of the Commissioners Advisory Council of the NYS Office for People with Developmental Disabilities. She also serves on the NYS Developmental Disabilities Planning Council, The board of Catholic Charities Disability Service. Shameka has an Associates Degrees in Business Management from Mildred Elley Business School.

In 2006, Shameka was the title Ms. Wheelchair NY after being second runner up in 2005. Ms. Wheelchair America is an organization that promotes Disability Awareness and celebrates and the accomplishments of women and girls in wheelchairs.

In 2013 Shameka became the State Coordinator for the Ms. Wheelchair NY Program

When she is not working Shameka loves traveling, listening to music and going to Zumba and Yoga classes.

This is a FREE event! Email inclusivetheaterofwny@gmail.com to register!

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