Ep 24: Disability Justice and Community Organizing – Disability Visibility Project

Posted May 6, 2018 by Alice Wong Podcast

Ep 24: Disability Justice and Community Organizing

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Today’s episode is about activism, disability justice and community organizing. My guest is Sarah Jama, an organizer focused on disability justice and anti-racism based in Hamilton, Ontario. You’ll hear how Sarah became an activist and the various approaches she uses in her work. Sarah talks about how she learned about disability justice and why this framework resonates with her. You’ll also hear Sarah describe some of the major issues facing Canadians with disabilities.

*Please note there will be discussions of eugenics, sexual assault, violence, and institutionalization.

Transcript

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Related Links

Disability Justice Network of Ontario c/o Hamilton Centre for Civic Inclusion

Hamilton Centre for Civic Inclusion

Sins Invalid. Skin, Tooth, and Bone: The Basis of Movement is Our People: A Disability Justice Primer.

Berne, Patty. (June 10, 2015). Disability Justice – a working draft by Patty Berne. Sins Invalid.

Mingus, Mia. (April 12, 2017). Access Intimacy, Interdependence and Disability Justice

Mingus, Mia. (February 12, 2011). Changing the Framework: Disability Justice.

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