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Sara Minkara went blind at 7 years old, and her mom, family and peers supported her. Now, she focuses on empowering people with disabilities.

Activist pushes to eliminate disability stigma

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter November 19, 2020

The founder of a nonprofit dedicated to eliminating the stigma surrounding people with disabilities spoke about normalizing disabilities and being an ally Wednesday during the last event of the Access...

Jose Rosario, CEO and founder of The Phoenix Empowered, said he believes it is important for conversations about mental health to reflect people’s different experiences and identities.

‘Mental health isn’t a one-size-fits-all’

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter November 3, 2020

The WSU Access Center and the Disabled Students and Allies Club will host a presentation about the intersectionality of identities and how that affects access to mental health care. This is the fifth...

Women with disabilities experience high rates of personal violence, said Stephanie Woodward, a crime victim attorney.

Violence against women with disabilities is not romantic, speaker says

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen reporter October 20, 2020

The Coalition for Women Students hosted an event featuring Stephanie Woodward to discuss the increased adversity people with disabilities face daily during the pandemic.  Woodward is a crime victim...

“Black disabled people have always been around,” said Leroy Moore, activist and founder of Krip-Hop Nation.

Activist talks about impact Black people with disabilities have on music, art during virtual event

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter October 15, 2020

Black people with disabilities have been discriminated against long before the days of slavery. Slaves were sold individually, unless they had a physical restriction, like a severed arm, said Leroy...

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