Hi, I’m Heath Birkholz
Digital Event Platform Coordinator
Heath brings personal experience mixed with my community work and education towards:
- disability/inclusive arts
- social justice, centred on disability rights.
In the discipline of social justice, Heath is on the Alberta Premier’s Council on the Status of persons with Disabilities. We provide persons identifying with disabilities a community to voice concerns and maintain an equitable quality of life. Heath also works as an Edmonton Representative for the Albertans Advocating for Change Together which enables people with disabilities from across Alberta to collaborate and strengthen their ability to voice concerns and maintain an equitable quality of life. Heath also helped found Right to Love Calgary and Alberta Advocates for Change Together.
Heath is also a Collaborative Workshop Facilitator. Heath has experience developing and facilitating intersectionality, conflict-resolution and relationship workshops.
Within the discipline of arts Heath is involved with the Canadian Dance Association and took part in ‘Build a Better Fringe’ with the Edmonton International Fringe Festival. Heath has also been involved with CRIPSIE for a decade as a dancer, co-choreographer, community liaison and is currently Chairperson on their Board.