disability policy


A young East Asian person with glasses and short black hair smiles directly at the camera. They are wearing a dark blue suit and paisley tie, and sitting on a couch in front of an arching bookcase. Photo by Katie Miller.
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Lydia X. Z. Brown is a policy counsel for the Privacy and Data Project at the Center for Democracy and Technology and director of policy, advocacy and external affairs at the Autistic Women and Nonbinary Network. They are a disability justice advocate, writer, attorney and strategist.

An Asian American woman in a power chair. She is wearing a blue shirt with a geometric pattern with orange, black, white, and yellow lines and cubes. She is wearing a mask over her nose attached to a gray tube and bright red lip color. She is smiling at the camera. Photo credit: Eddie Hernandez Photography
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Alice Wong is a disabled activist, writer and consultant. She is the founder and director of the Disability Visibility Project, an online community that creates and shares stories focused on disability culture. She writes about media, politics, disability representation and activism.

Added 03/16/21 | Location: California | Subjects: , ,

Tim Jin is a disability rights advocate with cerebral palsy. He advocates for improving the accessibility of technology-aided communication for those with speech-related disabilities.

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Victor Pineda is a senior research fellow and visiting scholar at the Haas Institute of the University of California, Berkeley.

Updated 04/23/21 | Location: California | Subjects: ,

Kathy Martinez is president and CEO of Disability Rights Advocates, a nonprofit advancing equal rights for people with disabilities.