Yale Law School Events

September 15, 2017

September 15 Friday

Beyond Rights: Disability Justice in Legal Advocacy

  • 12:10PM to 1:00PM
  • Room 121

Our bodies are sick, disabled, mad, wobbly, lopsided, flappy. We are everywhere, working, loving, playing, laboring for liberation, yearning for community. From organizing on the ground, disrupting "law" and institutions, and merely existing at multiple margins, deaf, disabled, mad, and sick people are working for Disability Justice — an intersectional framework, imperative, and praxis for collective liberation. Disability oppression is deeply connected with white supremacy, capitalism, transmisogyny, eugenics, and settler-colonialism, along with all other forms of oppression.

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