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The Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University

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The Journey to Achieving Equality: Past, Present, and Future of Disability Activism

Judy Heumann, International Disability Rights Activist, co-founder of the independent living movement, and Ford Foundation Senior Fellow will speak on her lifelong fight to secure rights for people with disabilities. From her leadership in a 28-day sit-in at the U.S. Department of Health, to her appointment as Special Advisor to President Obama, Judy has been instrumental in the movement to advance the human rights of disabled people.

Following her talk, Sandy Ho, Research Associate at the Lurie Institute and founder of Disability Intersectionality Summit, will host a discussion on the state of disability activism and its movement into the future.

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** This event provides CART, ASL and is wheelchair accessible. If you need additional disability accommodations to participate, please email lurie@brandeis.edu

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