Content Note: This post is written by Sara Stewart, a sophomore and student staff member at the Women’s Center. I am a non-disabled student, who, in my reading, work with CSJ, and personal reflection, hopes to be a better ally to my disabled family members, friends, and community members. I wish to recognize where social… Continue reading Creating Online Accessible Spaces
My hopes are that the following is both a call out and a call in. I am a non-disabled, white, college-educated, young adult and I’ve had a difficult time vouching for myself in many environments such as in the classroom, workforce, and even day to day moments in life. I am among a majority privileged… Continue reading Do Better: From A Non-Disabled Person’s Perspective
Women's Center intern Prachi Kochar discusses the importance of disability in relation to many important issues that are going on today, such as police brutality and the 2016 presidential election. Rather than have disability be an afterthought, it should be brought to the forefront of our discussions about social justice issues. In conversations about social… Continue reading Why do Disability Issues Matter?
A resource round-up provided by Women’s Center staff members Meagé and MJ In case you missed Tuesday’s roundtable on (In)Visible Disabilities and Women (or if you were there and want to keep the conversation going), we thought it might be useful to summarize some of the discussion in addition to linking some useful reading materials and resources. As… Continue reading (In)Visible Disabilities and Women Resources Round-up
A blog reflection written by Women’s Center Staff Member Daniel Willey I recommend Unruly Bodies (GWST 345, taught by Dr. Kate) to anybody who asks. And to people who didn’t ask. But, whatever okay y’all it’s a good class! I took it two whole semesters ago and I still think about it every day. I’ve… Continue reading Am I Disabled?