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High-Risk Pandemic Stories: A Syllabus

By Alice Wong / 2022-01-09
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Since March 2020 I have been collecting strands of disabled wisdom about the pandemic and trying to gather, weave, and share them. Disabled, fat, older, poor, immunocompromised, and chronically ill folks have been oracles well before this global public health disaster and continue to this day as institutions and leaders treat marginalized communities as disposable. 

With the Disability Visibility Project I feel a keen urgency to publish as many pieces about the pandemic because our

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Crippen sums up another year under Tory misrule.

By Crippen / 2021-12-24
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Well, there we have it boys and girls. Another year in which the government has continued to erode our rights and smuggle yet more discriminatory

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The Mouth Painter

By AAPD / 2021-11-08
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By Morgan Dunn | November 08, 2021

Glenneisha Darkins, better known as Glenn, is a Black quadriplegic artist and mouth painter from Miami, Florida. She was involved in a fatal car accident in

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Marilyn Golden: An Unforgettable Legacy of Wisdom, Dedication, and Results

By Alice Wong / 2021-10-24
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Marilyn Golden: An Unforgettable Legacy of Wisdom, Dedication, and Results

 

Diane Coleman

 

There’s been an incredible, powerfully moving and profoundly deserved outpouring of love and gratitude for Marilyn Golden since her passing on September 21st. Attending and sharing thoughts at her memorial service, I was again reminded of her amazing contributions to the accessibility of our country, from her pushing through the halls of Congress toward passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act

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Ford Foundation Launches First-Ever U.S. Disability Rights Program

By Emma Olson / 2021-10-15
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Ford Foundation Launches First-Ever U.S. Disability Rights Program

New York—The Ford Foundation today announced the launch of its first-ever grantmaking program focused on

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A Milestone for the Disability Vote: Advocates Meet with the Vice President

By AAPD / 2021-09-20
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By Lilian Aluri | September 20, 2021

As we close National Disability Voter Registration Week, we wanted to share a blog documenting a key moment for the disability vote this year. This blog

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Action Alert: Ask your Senators to Protect Our Access to Voting!

By AAPD / 2021-09-17
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September 17, 2021

Today, we are calling on our network to take action to protect access to the ballot. The U.S. Senate is considering a voting rights bill called the John Lewis Voting Rights

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Protected: How Can We Increase the Disability Vote?

By AAPD / 2021-09-16
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In Case You Missed It: Highlights from the 2021 Disability Vote Summit

By AAPD / 2021-09-15
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By Alexa Berry | September 15, 2021

Yesterday, the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) and the National Disability Rights Network (NDRN) hosted the Disability Vote Summit. The goal of the virtual

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