Disability and access

Showing Up for Racial Justice believes deeply that our movement becomes more powerful when we center the leadership of people with disabilities and when all of our organizing is informed by anti-ableism, access and Disability Justice.

These resources provide an introduction to Disability Justice politics, practice and access in order for us to build our capacity to engage disability activists with relevancy and respect.,

We recognize this resource as a collective effort birthed by countless disability activists and community members fighting to insert access, disability, self determination and justice into able-bodied spaces. Please share widely and reproduce freely!

Nuts and bolts of accessibility: ( Provides guidelines about specific ways to increase basic accessibility for your chapter and organising. One type of access does not fit all, yet what has proven true is that increased disability specific access benefits everyone and particularly increases the involvement and relevance for people from marginalized communities; there will be no complete liberation without it.

Disability home manners: Here’s an ever evolving list of ways we can unlearn ableist behaviour, conduct ourselves with some simple home manners and be better allies to disabled and chronically ill folks.

Disability justice, anti-ableism and access resources: An assortment of resources and further reading about anti- ableism, access, and disability justice.

What’s Disability got to do with it? How ableism work as a mechanism of white supremacy, capitalism, and colonization

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