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DO-IT 2020 – Carlin

"In the time of online, how can I make my voice heard?" Carlin shares an original poem about their experience with virtual learning during the COVID19 pandemic.
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Disabled, Not Disposable – ChrisTiana

The impacts of COVID-19 have magnified structural inequities deeply rooted in our society. ChrisTiana ObeySumner talks about the need for discussions around solutions to delve deeper and include the bigger picture.
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Disabled, Not Disposable – Eliza

"Profit shouldn't be part of the healthcare equation. It should be about making sure everybody has the care that they need." - Eliza Bates on the state of the healthcare system.
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Disabled, Not Disposable – Joe

Why should people care about disabled folks in a crisis? Joe Stramondo puts it simply: "The value of disabled lives is that they are of value to the disabled people that live them."
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Disabled, Not Disposable: Ariel

“I've seen a lot that concerns me, both the message that we should just, you know, take one for the team basically, that's kind of horrifying." - Ariel Henley on how disabled people are feeling about Coronavirus.
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Disabled, Not Disposable: Tinu

Listen to disability activist Tinu Abayomi-Paul on what happens when we start valuing people based on whether they’re “productive members of society.”
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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information, Response, and Planning for Washingtonians

This page will be updated as more information is made available. Last Updated: May 19, 2020   It’s important to take steps to protect yourself from COVID-19 and prevent further spread of the virus if you do become sick.