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VIDEO: People With Mental Health Disabilities Shut Down Dangerous Ideas About Gun Violence

The assertion that severe mental illnesses cause gun violence, specifically mass shootings, is not helpful and not accurate, but it is harmful. It is a dangerous idea. And we hear it from the media and our leaders all the time.…

VIDEO: The Sagamihara 19 had lives worth living with Mizuki Hsu

The recent massacre in Sagamihara, Japan was carried out by someone who believes that people with disabilities had “brought pain and torture to their family and society.” As a Japanese citizen living with a disability, Rooted in Rights Storyteller Mizuki

VIDEO: Make this election count with Emily Ladau

Emily Ladau is back with a new storyteller video calling for the campaigns to focus on key issues that affect the disability community no matter what party they belong to. Disability rights are human rights.…
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VIDEO: Right to be Rescued

A rootedin Rights original documentary, “The Right to be Rescued” is a short documentary that tells the stories of people with disabilities affected by Hurricane Katrina. Our goal is to make emergency planners aware of the specific needs of people…