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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
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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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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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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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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.
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How to Make Your Video Go Viral. Hint: Be an #a11y

With support from the Ford Foundation, we’ve created a detailed guide for making accessible videos. We hope video makers of all levels and abilities will take the time to check it out!
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Seattle’s Snow Planning Freezes Out People With Disabilities

As our city faces a more uncertain climate future it is important that we establish emergency response protocols that include disabled people and other vulnerable users.
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Don’t Block the Box.

When drivers block the box, it makes the streets more dangerous for everyone.
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Alt Text in 60 seconds

Alt Text provides people who are blind and low vision access to online visual information. Learn how to become a pro in just 60 seconds!