The Disability Cultural Center (DCC) is housed in the Behavioral Sciences Building (BSB), 1007 W. Harrison St., Room 235. Students are welcome to stop by between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday to visit and meet the staff and other students. The center is engaged in cultural programming and community outreach, joining the other Centers for Cultural Understanding and Social Change. Margaret Fink is Director of the cultural center. The DCC reports to Amalia Pallares, Associate Chancellor and Vice Provost for Diversity.


(Photo above:) From left to right, DCC Staff Sylvie Rosenkalt, Margaret Fink, Lily Diego-Johnson, and Brian Heyburn, in front of the DCC during the Fall 2019 Open House.

DCC News and Events

Disability Cultural Center Housewarming Party April 18, 2019

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    (Left to right) DCC Staff - Sylvie Rosenkalt, Dean Adams, Lily Diego-Johnson, and Brian Heyburn, stand smiling in front of the collaborative, hand-painted mural during the DCC Housewarming on April 18th, 2019.
  2. Alonzo Zamarrón
    (Left to right) Dean Adams, Rosa Cabrera, Director of the Latino Cultural Center and Amalia Pallares, Associate Chancellor and Vice Provost for Diversity stand together smiling during the DCC Housewarming.
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    (Left to right) Dean Adams, Interim Director of DCC, JT Turner, Director of Gender and Sexuality Center (GSC), and Moises Villada, GSC Assistant Director stand together smiling in front of the hand painted mural during the DCC Housewarming.
  4. Alonzo Zamarrón
    Lily Diego-Johnson, Program Coordinator of DCC stands facing towards the camera as she speaks to Sophia Hamilton, Director of the Disability Resource Center.
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    Hugo Travino, Disability Specialist at the Disability Resource Center, smiles while talking to Liat Ben-Moshe, Assistant Professor in Criminology, Law, and Justice.

Disability Cultural Center Library Guide

The Disability Cultural Center collaborates with the UIC Libraries to provide resources related to disability culture, history, and identity to the UIC community.  The library guide linked here is intended to connect DCC visitors to resources available at the UIC Libraries.

DCC Library Guide