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Black Lives Matter

This page was created to serve as a central place for people looking to support the movement to end violence and systemic racism towards Black people. Whether it’s donating to organizations that contribute to Black liberation, learning new strategies to become a better ally, or purchasing goods from a Black-owned business, there are many ways to make a difference.

Black Lives Matter

This page was created to serve as a central place for people looking to support the movement to end violence and systemic racism towards Black people. Whether it’s donating to organizations that contribute to Black liberation, learning new strategies to become a better ally, or purchasing goods from a Black-owned business, there are many ways to make a difference.
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On Zoom, No One Can See My Disability. It’s Changed How People Perceive Me.

Zoom turned out to be an equalizer of sorts. Everyone is enclosed in the same, small, pixelated box which only fits their head and maybe some shoulder. On Zoom, no one sees me in full. No one looks down at me because for once, we’re all on the same head level. No one glances awkwardly … Continued
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The Hardest Part of Being Disabled is Being Ignored

Content note: includes discussion of COVID-19 and racism World, I have so much to tell you. The question is, are you ready to listen? Because people with muscular dystrophy tend to die of respiratory failure, I’ve long expected to choke to death. These days, coronavirus is stealing people’s breath. If I died this year, my … Continued

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COVID-19

As we navigate responding to COVID-19, we cannot leave the disability community behind. The following pieces are part of our series on perspectives from disabled and chronically ill people regarding COVID-19.   For Coronavirus resources for disabled Washingtonians, visit our resource page. You may also be interested in Disability Rights Washington’s work: AVID Jail and … Continued

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Want to learn how to ensure your content is accessible to people with sensory disabilities? Watch our videos or read our guides below: Digital Accessibility Basics Detailed Step-by-Step Accessibility Directions Powerpoint Training Accessibility Basics Checklist We believe social media should be accessible – which is why we use captions, audio description and transcripts for our … Continued

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Disability, Media, and What’s Next

About the Event Are you working in media? Creating video content, sharing information on social media, writing, directing, acting, producing? Do you identify as disabled? Do you want to connect with a community of disabled media makers? Rooted in Rights invites you to join us on Friday, June 25 and Saturday, June 26 from 1:30-5:00pm … Continued