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If You Don’t Make Your Content Accessible, You’re Leaving Me Out

Imagine being left out of millions of conversations all across the internet. This is what happens to blind and low vision people when content on social media isn’t described. Cindy shared her experience with inaccessible content with us, and her
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Bike Share Parking: Do the Right Thing!

We teamed up with Seattle Department of Transportation to create a video showing the do’s and don’ts of good bike share parking. Check out Dorian and Jacob as they describe the difficulties of navigating sidewalks that are blocked by bike
A woman with long black hair pushes her wheelchair towards a sign that says, "Sidewalk Closed", infornt of a construction site.

Construction Site Access: It’s Important for Everyone!

Seattle is one of the fastest growing cities in the nation. And with more people comes more construction to support our expanding city. As we continue through the #SeattleSqueeze, public and private infrastructure projects continue to impact how we get…
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An Interview with Angela

Imagine the possibility of a world in which we all care about each other.
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An Interview with Noela

Why talk about Mental Health?  Noela Luka is a documentary filmmaker from Kenya working with Rooted in Rights – check out her reasons.
 
Noela is working with Rooted in Rights as part of the International Professional Fellows Program for Inclusive
A young Daisy poses in their wheelchair with two friends and a panting golden retriever.

Consent and Kids with Disabilities

Talking about consent may feel like a daunting task, but Daisy discusses why understanding consent is important for all kids, and especially kids with disabilities.
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VIDEO: Johnny’s & Megan’s Story – A Call for Reforming the Mental Health Care System

"It doesn't just affect the inmate - mentally ill people have people who love them, have kids, have homes."
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VIDEO: Creative Control with Shannon Finnegan

Creative Control is a video series showcasing artists with disabilities and the ways they are helping to evolve cultural narratives.
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VIDEO: A Blessing All My Own

For National Poetry month, Rooted in Rights is excited to share “A Blessing All My Own,” a poetry collaboration between Claudia Castro Luna and Angela Lemus-Mogrovejo.