VIDEO: A Disaster Waiting to Happen

Disasters do occur all the time, from hurricanes, earthquakes, shootings, and many more.  Whenever there is a disaster, we hardly hear disabled individuals mentioned as to whether they were injured or safely escaped.

VIDEO: Willing to Work

It’s a jungle out there for job-seekers with disabilities!  Wilbert Johnson tells us how he was able to get his dream job and provides tips for fellow job-seekers.  …

VIDEO: Running Out

Women, LGBTQ folks, and people with disabilities are all underrepresented in public office. So what if you’re all three of those — is there a place in politics for you?…

VIDEO: #DisabilityToo

We all know about #MeToo. What we don’t talk about is the epidemic of sexual assault against people with disabilities. Rooted in Rights and the Disability Visibility Project collaborated to lift up the voices of disabled survivors so that their

VIDEO: New Disabled Parent Adventures in Advocacy

Happy Mother’s Day! Today is a day where we all celebrate our mothers. But did you know that parents with disabilities are far more at risk of losing custody of their children than non-disabled parents? Removal rates can be as…

VIDEO: SSI: Protect Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself

We all know that managing your money can be tricky and complicated at times. But what about if you are on Social Security benefits programs, such as Supplemental Security Income, or SSI?  How do you ensure that you are receiving

VIDEO: Rooted in Rights Presents at Seattle Womxn Marching Forward 2018

We teamed up with Seattle Womxn’s March for the Womxn Act on Seattle event back in January. The badass women of Rooted in RIghts – Courtney Cole, Emily Ladau, Vanessa Link, Rachel Miyazaki, and Cuquis Robledo – joined in real
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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: Error 404: Accessibility Not Found

Almost everyone knows how frustrating it is when a website won’t load, or when your internet connection suddenly cuts out.  Now imagine that frustration when you know what you’re trying to see is right in front of you – but…