Free. It’s advancing the concept of disability visibility. In this webinar, editor Alice Wong leads a discussion and reading with Bay Area contributors to the new book “Disability Visibility: First-Person Stories from the 21st Century” (Vintage Press). It’s really sad in 2020, I think it’s still a rather radical notion even though it really shouldn’t be. [Graphic with a background of overlapping triangles in bright colors with text: Available now! Sandy Ho is a disability community-organizer, activist, and disability policy researcher. A green circle next to the title reads “Staying alive is a lot of work for a disabled person in an ableist society.” Disability is not just the story of someone we love or the story of whom we may become; rather it is undoubtedly the story of our nation. Ten webinar participants will receive a free copy of the book. Some disabilities are visible, others less apparent—but all are underrepresented in media and popular culture. This is a collection of first-person essays from disabled writers about the richness and complexity they experience in day-to-day life. Disability Visibility: First-Person Stories from the 21st Century. Shipping ... One in five people in the United States lives with a disability. Disability Visibility: First Person Stories from the 21st Century edited by Alice Wong. This diverse group of authors discuss a wide range of topics including identity, joy, parenting, fashion, crip time, crip space, and much, much more. Disability Visibility: First Person Stories From The 21st Century by Alice Wong Disability activist Wong brings together a wide range of essays that mirror the conversations she has been hosting and curating via her work as creator and founder of the Disability Visibility Project . You can find her on Twitter: @SFdirewolf. Currently, Alice is the Editor of Disability Visibility: First-Person Stories from the Twenty-first Century, an anthology of essays by disabled people, available now (June 30, 2020) by Vintage Books. Disability Visibility First Person Stories from the Twenty first Century by Alice Wong available in Trade Paperback on Powells.com, also read synopsis and reviews. According to the last Census, one in five people in the United States lives with a disability. The real hook of this book is 21st century stories. Disability Visibility: First-Person Stories from the Twenty-First Century is what intersectional writing looks like. I just thought it’d be a nice way to build on my previous work through that phrase. Image description: Infographic titled “Disability Visibility: First-Person Stories from the Twenty-First Century” with a yellow, pink, turquoise, pastel green, and pastel purple color scheme. “Disability Visibility is different in that it’s not as specific as my previous anthology which focused on the relationship between resistance and hope,” she said. Covering the entirety of US history from pre-1492 to the present, A Disability History of the United States is the first audiobook to place the experiences of people with disabilities at the center of the American narrative. In the middle is an image of a book titled ‘Disability Visibility: First Person Stories from the 21st Century Edited by Alice Wong’ the book cover has overlapping triangles in a variety of bright colors with black text overlaying them and an off-white background. Vendor Reparations Club Regular price $16.95 Sale price $16.95 Sale. 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