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Afternoon Tertulia: Disability Justice and Decolonization
Over the last two decades, disability justice has become central to understanding the struggles and oppressions our communities face. According to Patty Berne, one of the originators of this concept: "Disability Justice was built because the Disability Rights Movement and Disability Studies do not inherently centralize the needs and experiences of folks experiencing intersectional oppression, such as disabled people of color, immigrants with disabilities, queers with disabilities, trans and gender non-conforming people with disabilities, people with disabilities who are houseless, people with disabilities who are incarcerated, people with disabilities who have had their ancestral lands stolen, amongst others."
Join writers and activists Aurora Levins-Morales and Naomi Ortíz for an Afternoon Tertulia exploring the crucial relationship between disability justice and decolonization.