Illustrated people forming the shape of Uruguay

Public Figures Need to Do More Than Just Perform Inclusion

The idea of inclusion is sometimes used in a negative way by people who seek to demonstrate that they’re inclusive in front of others without actually practicing it. This is often done by people who are in situations of power.…
Decorative text in blue, red, and yellow reads "disability rights are human rights."

As a Uruguayan, the Americans with Disabilities Act Makes Me Believe Change is Possible

Thirty years after the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), it is worth thinking about not only how it affects the United States, but also those who look at it from afar. When I wanted to enroll in…
Uruguayan flag with a ballot box in front of it and a hand dropping in the ballot.

As a Visually Impaired Uruguayan Citizen, I Should Be Able to Vote Independently

I live in Uruguay, where municipal governors will be elected in May, because I am blind, I will not be able to vote for myself. This means that I will have to enter the voting room with an outside person…