This is the second of a 2-part report looking at the lives and stories of disabled people of color by Vilissa Thompson and Alice Wong for Ramp Your Voice! and the … Continue Reading #GetWokeADA26: Disabled People of Color Speak Out, Part Two
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?
Thank you to the Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired of San Francisco for supporting the Disability Visibility Project since last year! From their About page: LightHouse for the Blind’s mission … Continue Reading Media Partner #88: Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired, San Francisco
If I could type this a million times, I would type: THANK YOU!!! THANK YOU to all the people who supported the Disability Visibility Project (DVP) when it launched last June. THANK … Continue Reading #ADA25: A note of gratitude from the DVP
We are so lucky to have Access Living as our media partner to help us with outreach to the Chicago disability community! Access Living is a change agent committed to … Continue Reading Media Partner #59: Access Living, Chicago, IL
As the holidays approach this fall, it’s time to give thanks and count our blessings. The Disability Visibility Project is very thankful for the great people at StoryCorps for their … Continue Reading DVP Day at StoryCorps SF: 11/19, 12/17
While this is rare, StoryCorps San Francisco has two days where they have several reservations still open and available. They currently have 4 reservations open on both September 25th and … Continue Reading Available Reservations at StoryCorps SF: 9/25, 10/2
With the StoryCorps Mobile Tour arriving in St. Louis this fall, we are very thankful to have the support of the Starkloff Disability Institute! The Starkloff Disability Institute has as … Continue Reading Media Partner #50: Starkloff Disability Institute, St. Louis, MO
We are thankful to have the support of Disability Network/Lakeshore! DNL helped us spread the word about our project as StoryCorps’ Mobile Tour stayed in Grand Rapids, MI recently. From … Continue Reading Media Partner #49: Disability Network/Lakeshore, Holland, MI
We are thrilled to have the Coalition of Texans with Disabilities (CTD) as one of our media partners! CTD will be helping us with outreach to Texans as StoryCorps’ Mobile … Continue Reading Media Partner #45: Coalition of Texans with Disabilities
We aim to encourage a diversity of representation in the Disability Visibility Project’s stories and participants. However, we are mindful of our limitations: The project cannot reach all towns and … Continue Reading Limitations of the Disability Visibility Project: Keeping It Real
Please welcome Sarah Levis, our 29th media partner! A writer, advocate, activist and educator, Sarah draws on 20 years of combined volunteer and work experience with people with disabilities to … Continue Reading Media Partner #29: Sarah Levis, Haliburton, Ontario
Our project’s 28th media partner is Kamilah Martin-Proctor, founder and Executive Director of the Martin Multiple Sclerosis Alliance Foundation (MMSAF). She was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis when she was sixteen. … Continue Reading Media Partner #28: Kamilah Martin-Proctor
Wow. The Disability Visibility Project is continually astounded by the generosity and enthusiasm by the disability community. As our first media partner, Patrick Cokley of Lead On Update created some … Continue Reading New images for DVP: San Francisco, Atlanta and Chicago!
We are excited to have 2 new images for the Disability Visibility Project! Please feel free to post them anywhere! The first image is in black-and-white if you would like to … Continue Reading Disability Visibility Project: 2 New Images for Outreach
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Disability Visibility Project to Record Stories for the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act Preserving the Stories of People with Disabilities SAN FRANCISCO, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ … Continue Reading Press Release: Disability Visibility Project to Record Stories for the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act