2016 Program of Presenters
Non-Profit Center
Boston, MA

Heather Watkins, Keynote
"Have Cane Will Strut to New Disability Activism"

Lydia X.Z. Brown
"Disability Justice Intersection with Racial Justice, and Queer/Trans Liberation"

Shain M. Neumeier
"For Your Own Good: Coercive Care in the Lives of Marginalized People"

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Holly Pearson
"Rethinking/Reapproaching Institutional Diversity: From an Intersectional Interspatial Lens"

Mickey Thompson
"Whips and Chains Excite Me Too: Kink & Disability"

Jessica Lynn Gimeno
"Breaking Down Barriers in Asian-American Mental Health"

Alisha Vasquez
"(dis)Ability, Capitalism, and Nation-States"

Vilissa K. Thompson
"#DisabilityTooWhite: Disability Community and its Diversity Problem"

Eddie B. Ellis
"Open Your Eyes"

Maria Hernandez (Conchita)
"Being Disabled and Undocumented: Experiences and Resources"

Rebecca Cokley
"National Council on Disability: Continuing Intersectional Work"

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