Join us online for this 2-day forum, and hear real stories from people with disabilities who will share how they effectively advocate for their needs. This
SATURDAY: Author and activist, Emily Ladau will be starting things off for this session. Emily’s career began at the age of 10, when she appeared on several episodes of Sesame Street to educate children about her life with a physical disability. She’s the Editor in Chief of the Rooted in Rights Blog, a platform dedicated to amplifying authentic narratives on the disability experience through an intersectional lens. Emily is also the author of Demystifying Disability: What to Know, What to Say, and How to be an Ally, and has been published in outlets including The New York Times, SELF, Salon, Vice, and HuffPost.
(Friday) 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm