british columbia

Advocating for the quick implementation of the Canada Disability Benefit and the end of disability poverty from a British Columbia perspective.

Our Team

Amanda Lockitch

Community Organizer

Amanda’s background as a teacher, event manager, and in the theatre contributes to her team-building prowess. She lives in Vancouver with her family.

Kat Wong-Perrotta

Administrative Consultant

Kat is a writer, teacher, designer, artist, and human rights activist who lives in Vancouver with their wife and dog, Tater Tot.

Our Provincial Partners

DWP Newsletter: October 2023

This month we are proud to feature our partnering organization BACI - Burnaby Association for Community Inclusion! The Burnaby Association for Community Inclusion (BACI) is a non-profit organization that has spent over 65 years providing innovative services...

DWP Newsletter: September 2023

Meet Our Partners!Over the coming months, we would like to introduce you to the wonderful people and organizations that help us on our mission to end disability poverty in Canada.First up: Plan Institute! Plan Institute is a national non-profit that empowers people...

DWP Newsletter: August 2023

Meet Canada's New Minister of Diversity, Inclusion and Persons with Disabilities  The Honourable                 Kamal Khera  About Khera: The Honorable Kamal Khera was first elected as the Member of Parliament for...

An Introduction to Disability Without Poverty BC

Acknowledgement The Disability Without Poverty BC team gratefully and respectfully acknowledges that our provincial work spans 198 First Nations and Treaties of the Nisg̱a’a, Tsawwassen, Maa-nulth (Huu-ay-aht, Ka:’yu:’k’t’h’/Che:k’tles7et’h, Toquaht, Uchucklesaht,...

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