Melissa Graham

Manitoba League of Persons with Disabilities

Executive Director

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Melissa has lifelong experience with disability and over a decade in frontline work in the disability community, working for the Self-Managed Attendant Services Program and other organizations in the disability sector. Her background is in both social work and disability activism, and she is known particularly for bringing people together from different lived experiences.

Melissa is a newcomer to the province of Manitoba. Prior to her move, she was the founder and lead organizer for the Toronto Disability Pride March, an annual event she organized for 11 years that continues today. She has a long history in disability policy and research focused on intersectionality, decolonization, social justice and accessibility.