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Conrad N. Hilton Distinguished Speakers Series

October 14, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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Please Join Us at the Olmsted Center for Sight for the Conrad N. Hilton

Distinguished Speakers Series

Featuring: Ollie Cantos

When: Friday, October 14th 2016 12pm-1pm

Where: Olmsted Center for Sight 1170 Main Street Buffalo, NY 14209 -Education Center

Ollie Cantos is a blind Filipino-American who has overcome the odds. He was the object of bullying and taunts as a little boy.But he defied conventional thinking by rising to become the highest ranking person with a disability in the United States government. He is also the legal guardian to triplet boys who are blind, making his extraordinary journey even more remarkable.
Arlington resident Ollie Cantos, second from left, walks with his sons, Leo, from left, Steven and Nick, near their home in Arlington, Va. Cantos, a government attorney who has spent years working for disability civil rights, adopted the fraternal triplets who have been blind since infancy. CREDIT: Lexey Swall/GRAIN
Ollie Cantos, second from left, walks with his sons, Leo, from left, Steven and Nick, near their home in Arlington, Va. Cantos, a government attorney who has spent years working for disability civil rights, adopted the fraternal triplets who have been blind since infancy. CREDIT: Lexey Swall/GRAIN

RSVP by October 11th to Renee DiFlavio

rdiflavio@olmstedcenter.org  (716) 888-4627

 

Details

Date:
October 14, 2016
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Website:
http://www.olmstedcenter.org

Organizer

Brooke Kibrick
Phone:
716-888-4564
Website:
www.olmstedcenter.org

Venue

Olmsted Center for Sight Educational Center
1170 Main Street
Buffalo , NY 14209 United States
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Phone:
716-888-4636
Website:
www.statlercenter.org