What does Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside look like through the eyes of an artist—an artist who also happens to have Down syndrome? Teresa Pocock’s colourful art and poetry let’s us see, hear and feel it from her unique viewpoint.
Pretty Amazing: How I Found Myself...
Teresa and her sister Franke James, presented her story to the Ontario Government's Select Committee on Developmental Services on January 21, 2014.
Teresa's Story: Crisis Capacity and Courage
Teresa wants the CCAC to apologize for improperly taking away her human right to decide where she lives. She wants the Rekai Centre to apologize for calling the police to force her back into their long-term care home.
Teresa's Petition on Change.org