Mezzanine Lounge

DIS Room Facilitator: Holly Pearson

DIS Room Volunteer: Amy AbuShanab

11AM - 11:25AM: Audism: The Silent Microaggression. Dawn Welters

11:35AM - 12:00PM: On the Margins: Why Immigration is a Disability Rights Issue. Arianne Garcia, Kat Perez, Mia Ives-Rublee 


1:40PM - 2:15PM: Boston Book Launch, Reading and Author Discussion, Care Work: Dreaming Disability Justice?Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha


2:30PM - 2:55PM: There's No Disability Justice Behind Bars. Douglas Rogers and Shaya French

3:05PM - 3:30PM: Decolonizing My Diagnosis: My Story of Institutional Racism and Ancestral Deliverance. ChrisTiana ObeySumner 

3:40PM - 4:05PM: Autistic Identity in the African Diaspora. Timotheus Gordon Jr.

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