Wingspan Research Cluster-VPRI Cluster Initiative:

  • Gail Murphy, Vice President of Research and Innovation
  • Helen Burt, Associate Vice President of Research and Innovation
  • Federal Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities (letter of support to cluster)

Wingspan Dis/arts, Culture and Public Pedagogy Films and Opening Events:


  • The President’s Office
  • The President’s Working Group for Disability Culture, Arts and Equity
  • Access & Diversity
  • The Equity Office
  • The Haagenson Funded-“Insights Unseen and Unheard: ‘Our’ UBC” project and sponsorship by the Hatch Gallery at UBC Nest
  • Vice-President’s Office of Research and Innovation
  • Faculty of Education
    • Department of Educational Studies
    • Teacher Education Office
  • Faculty of Arts
    • Department of Theatre & Film
    • School of Social Work
    • Centre for Inclusion and Citizenship
  •  Faculty of Medicine
    • Department of Occupational Sciences and Occupational Therapy
  • Alma Mater Society (AMS) at UBC
  • AMS Disabled Students’ Association
  • Helen and Morris Belkin Gallery

Special thanks to:

  • UBC President and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Santa J. Ono
  • Professor Neil Guppy, Department of Sociology

City and NGO’s:

  • City of Vancouver, Healthy City Strategy/Social Policy & Cultural Projects, Mary-Clare Zak
  • City of Vancouver Councilor, Andrea Reimer
  • Sam Sullivan Foundation
  • Vancouver Music Adaptive Society
  • The Round House Community Centre

Federal NGO’s:

  • National Educational Disabled Students’ Association
  • Council of Canadians with Disabilities