In this podcast episode, we discuss how music can be used to share the experiences of people with disabilities. Joining us is musician Mindie Lind. Known for her soulful southern gothic music, Mindie is an ardent advocate of “cripp culture,” and uses her music to convey her feelings about societal views towards disability and her own experiences.
Emily Pate is a third-year student at Seattle University interested in Strategic Communications, learning Spanish, and working with non-profits. Her work for Rooted In Rights is focused on discussing current events in the community of people with disabilities. Her experience previous to Rooted In Rights includes writing broadcasts for KBOO radio in Portland, OR, and managing a neighborhood blog in the Seattle community. In addition to work, Emily enjoys drawing, spending time with her friends and family, and backpacking.