DISABILITY JUSTICE 101
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"Crip Camp" is a documentary about a summer camp for teenagers with disabilities that inspired a generation of activists to fight for disability rights and social justice in the United States.
Building Access: Universal Design and the Politics of Disability
"Building Access" is a book that examines the relationship between universal design and disability politics.
Access Intimacy, Interdependence and Disability Justice
"Access Intimacy, Interdependence and Disability Justice" is an essay by Mingus that explores the concept of "access intimacy", which refers to the feeling of trust and safety that comes from being able to fully access one's environment and experiences, and is a key element of interdependence and recognition of worth for disabled folks.
"Disability Visibility" features essays by disabled writers, activists, and artists. It aims to challenge and change societal perceptions of disability, and promote equity for people with disabilities.
Crip Kinship: The Disability Justice & Art Activism of Sins Invalid
"Crip Kinship" provides a comprehensive and intersectional exploration of disability justice activism and art.
Changing the Framework: Disability Justice
The book features contributions from disabled activists, scholars, and artists who share their personal experiences and perspectives on disability justice, including topics such as ableism, intersectionality, and systemic oppression. The essays also proposes a more holistic and inclusive approach that centers the experiences of marginalized communities.
"Being Heumann" is a memoir by Judith Heumann, a disability rights activist who has been at the forefront of the disability rights movement for over four decades and her personal experiences growing up with polio.
Skin, Tooth, and Bone: The Basis of Movement is Our People (2nd ed.)
"Skin, Tooth, and Bone" is a book about the body's role in traditional Japanese dance. The book provides perspective on the body in motion.
Care Work: Dreaming Disability Justice
"Care Work: Dreaming Disability Justice" is a powerful and insightful book that explores the intersections of disability justice, care work, and radical politics. Piepzna-Samarasinha also discusses her own experiences as a disabled person of color and the ways in which she has navigated ableism and other forms of oppression.
Crip Riot's mission is to bring disability pride to the masses. We are a space where disabled creators, innovators, and contributors can find a voice and express themselves. We exist to ensure access and liberation for our communities and recognize Disability as an experience.
Sick of It!
Sick of It! is a project by Disability Inside/Out that aims to amplify the voices of incarcerated disabled people, and provide education about the ways disabled liberation and a world free of cages are intertwined.
The Disabled List
The Disabled List is a disability-led organization that engages in disability as a creative practice. We champion disability as a design methodology by asking the question: “instead of trying to make them like us, how could we be doing things differently?”