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Leadership Engagement and Advocacy Development

The LEAD program provides communities of color with increased access to disability education and resources to account for the significance of institutionalized oppression and white supremacy on their outcomes.

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Disability Identity

Namira Islam Anani moderates a discussion with Hala Alazzawi and Aziza Nassar about Disability Identity. This content was made possible by a grant from the Michigan Developmental Disabilities Council.

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Being Black and Disabled: Mental Illness

Being Black and Disabled is a five-part live discussion moderated by LEAD Black Initiatives Coordinator Tameka Citchen-Spruce. This video focuses on Mental Illness and features the perspective of Dr. Zakiya Mabery. The discussion was initially…

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Being Black and Disabled: Chronic Illness – Sickle Cell Anemia

Being Black and Disabled is a five-part live discussion moderated by LEAD Black Initiatives Coordinator Tameka Citchen-Spruce. This video focuses on Chronic Illness (specifically Sickle Cell Anemia) and features the perspective of Hubert Alexander. The…

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Examining Race, Health and Disability during COVID-19 and Beyond

This is a candid discussion on the impact of COVID-19 on communities of color within the disability community. This was moderated by Tameka Citchen-Spruce and featured the perspectives of Dr. Angel Miles, Raquel Banks and…

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Disability Identity

Namira Islam Anani moderates a discussion with Hala Alazzawi and Aziza Nassar about Disability Identity. This content was made possible by a grant from the Michigan Developmental Disabilities Council.

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