Dear reader, As I write this post I am humming the 90’s Boyz II Men classic, “It’s So Hard To Say Goodbye To Yesterday.” Feeling sad yet grateful. Như Tiên Lữ, Regional Manager, … Continue Reading Thanks for the memories, StoryCorps SF!!
Last year I met Antoine Hunter for an event I co-organized featuring Deaf and disabled artists. Recently, he introduced me to an amazing performance piece, “Dying While Black and Brown,” created … Continue Reading “Dying While Black and Brown”: Interview with Joanna Haigood and Antoine Hunter
Bonnie Lewkowicz interviewed Judith Smith. for the Disability Visibility Project™ at StoryCorps San Francisco on September 6, 2014. In this clip, Bonnie Lewkowicz talks with Judith Smith about the creation … Continue Reading DVP Interview: Bonnie Lewkowicz and Judith Smith
Christina Mills and her husband Eli Gelardin recorded their oral history for the Disability Visibility Project™ at StoryCorps in San Francisco on January 3, 2015. They talked about the challenges … Continue Reading DVP Interview: Christina Mills and Eli Gelardin
Ron Jones interviewed Maia Scott at StoryCorps for the Disability Visibility Project™ at StoryCorps in San Francisco on August 14, 2014. Here is one audio clip with text transcripts from … Continue Reading DVP Interview: Maia Scott and Ron Jones
Fran Osborne interviewed Anthony Tusler for the Disability Visibility Project™ at StoryCorps San Francisco on June 16, 2016. In this clip, with text transcript below, Anthony and Fran talk about … Continue Reading DVP Interview: Anthony Tusler and Fran Osborne
Alice Wong, Co-Partner in #CripTheVote and Founder and Project Coordinator of the Disability Visibility Project™, created a video presentation for the opening panel of the Disability Rights Bar Association West Coast Conference, “Intersectionality … Continue Reading Disability Visibility in Election 2016: The #CripTheVote Campaign
On Election Day this November 8th, there will be local and state elections in addition to the one for President. Local elections are just as important as national ones. In … Continue Reading #CripTheVote Interview: Thida Cornes for Mountain View City Council
From October 14-16, Sins Invalid returns to the stage this year in San Francisco with “Birthing, Dying, Becoming Crip Wisdom.” From Sins Invalid’s website, the show is: A journey through genesis, transformative … Continue Reading #CripWisdom: Interview with the Artists of Sins Invalid
Below is the program for an event co-organized by the Disability Visibility Project™ that will take place on September 25, 2016 at the Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, California. Deaf/Disabled … Continue Reading 9/25 DVP Event: Conversation with Deaf and Disabled Artists
The Problem Thousands of people with disabilities in California living under conservatorship may not realize they are disqualified from voting AND that their voting rights can be restored thanks to … Continue Reading #CripTheVote: Call to Action
As someone who loves film, it’s dismaying to find such an uneven range of films about disabled people. There are the treacly, Oscar-bait films that follow every inspirational trope and … Continue Reading Celebrating Disability Culture: Interview with #Superfest2016 Judges
On May 25, Gregg Beratan, Andrew Pulrang, and Alice Wong, the co-partners of #CripTheVote, gave a talk to youth with disabilities at the “My Future, My Vote” summit on voting … Continue Reading Voting, Disabled Youth, & #CripTheVote
Disability Advocacy and Twitter: Why Use it? This article is aimed at youth with disabilities who will be attending the My Future, My Vote Summit organized by Yo! Disabled and … Continue Reading Disability Advocacy and Twitter: Why Use it?
We’re delighted to have a local organization as our latest Media Partner: Ability Now Bay Area! From the About page of their website and Twitter account: Ability Now Bay Area creates … Continue Reading Media Partner 95: Ability Now Bay Area
On November 21, 2015 Alice Wong interviewed her friend Rachel Stewart at StoryCorps San Francisco for the Disability Visibility Project. Below are some condensed and edited excerpts from their conversation. … Continue Reading DVP Interview: Rachel Stewart and Alice Wong