Disability Equality

True freedom can only be achieved when every citizen has access. Still, many basic services and activities are off limits to those with vision, hearing, mobility or neurological impairments. Proper accommodations require education, awareness, and empathy. Headlined by the first actor in a wheelchair to win a Tony award, these speakers envision a world without ableism.

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  • Meet Mia Ives-Rublee: An Endorphin Junkie Who Made The Women’s March Accessible
    Today Ives-Rublee fights to make spaces more accessible for people with disabilities. She founded and coordinated the Women’s March Disability Caucus and works with a range of organizations as an…
  • MIA IVES-RUBLEE
    Mia is a disabled Korean-American transracial adoptee who refuses to be limited by the boundaries other people set for her. A self-described endorphin junkie, she is an athlete who has…
  • Activist Mia Ives-Rublee On Being A Leader In The Movement For Disability Rights
    While many groups and organizations immediately came on board to be part of the march, one activist in particular decided to lead the way on making sure the disabled community…
  • Women’s March Organizer Reflects on 2017 and Next Steps
    Before the 2016 presidential election, Mia Ives-Rublee, a 33-year-old disabled, Asian-American adoptee, was already a veteran in combating structural discrimination for disadvantaged communities. When the election results shocked the political…
  • Eternals Star Lauren Ridloff Shares Thoughts on Becoming Marvel’s First Deaf Superhero
    Eternals Star Lauren Ridloff Shares Thoughts on Becoming Marvel's First Deaf Superhero
  • This new holiday movie starring Ali Stroker would have changed everything for my teenage self
    As a pop culture writer and lover of all things TV, I love cozying up on the weekends and watching holiday rom-coms -- but for me, there was always one…
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