Accessibility Comes to Yekaterinburg

Perspektiva billboard
Over the last decade, I’ve had opportunities to meet disabled people around the world and hear about their work to make the places where they live more accessible to and inclusive of people with disabilities....

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Day 4 of RightsNow! – Barriers to Employment

Peter Musakhi speaking to group at conference.

Peter Musakhi, Assistant Director, Social Development from the Ministry of Labour, Social Security and Services.

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The Power of The Power of 504

Still from The Power of 504
Day two for RightsNow! in Kenya
Viewing of The Power of 504 breaks preconceived notions that disability rights in the U.S. were given on a silver platter.

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The Beauty of the Americans with Disabilities Act

Susan and Andrea pose in front of their VW bus
In the spring of 1977, I took a quarter off from college, quit my job and, with my best friend, bought a 1966 VW camper van to explore the United States. Before we left, we spent a warm April day (California was in a drought and Jerry Brown was governor, how odd!) practicing the manual shift on the hills of San Francisco. We figured that if we could manage the hills of San Francisco in the bus, we could manage it anywhere. Continue reading

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