Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha hired as Advisor

We are thrilled to welcome our new Advisor, Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha! Leah has a long history fo involvement with creating disability justice culture, from performing with the disability justice arts collective Sins Invalid to speaking, teaching and performing across the country. She identifies as a queer, chronically ill non binary Sri Lankan/Irish/Roma femme and is […]

Several upcoming events this week

Hello lovely folks! This week of February 22-28, 2015, we have a few exciting events in store. Wednesday, February 25 Deaf and/or Hard of Hearing Meetup (Facebook event) WHEN: Wednesday, February 25 @ 6:30-7:30pm WHERE: D Center (Mary Gates Hall 024), University of Washington Join us in a peer-led space for deaf and hard of […]

Out & About: First Meeting February 11th @ 2:30

Passing along this opportunity from the Alliance of People of disAbilities. For more information, please contact Mariah at mariah@disabilitypride.org. You may also view the following flyer for more details: Out and About Group Flyer. * Hello from the Alliance! Reminder! The Alliance has a new youth social group called “Out & About.” Out & About […]

Calling Us Crazy: Psychiatric Survivors Stories on Institutionalization

Call For Zine Submissions! Title: Calling Us Crazy: Psychiatric Survivors Stories on Institutionalization Potential Topics: Personal experiences with forced and coerced institutionalization (hospitalization in psychiatric facilities, 72 hour holds, Less Restrictive Orders, placement in group homes, residential facilities, forced treatment, forced medication, or other institutional setting where our autonomy is take away), and alternatives to […]

The Collective Narrative Project: Invisible Disabilities

The Collective Narrative Project: Invisible Disabilities Tell your story. Submit your work for our upcoming CNP ‘Zine Deadline: January 6, 2014 Estimated date of completion: January 13, 2014 Send to: collectivenarrativeproject@gmail.com Hard copies to: D Center, Mary Gates Hall, Rm 024. Please drop off during hours of operation: http://depts.washington.edu/dcenter/wordpress/?page_id=311 *When submitting please include how you […]

Krip-Hop Nation/5th Battalion Presents Police Brutality Profiling, Krip Kultural Activism Through Hip-Hop/Spoken Word

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/223607337763935/?fref=ts The ASUW Student Disability Commission and the D Center at the University of Washington present “Krip-Hop Nation/5th Battalion Presents Police Brutality Profiling, Krip Kultural Activism Through Hip-Hop/Spoken Word” Leroy F. Moore Founder of Krip-Hop Nation & DJ Quad, Founder of 5th Battalion will not only perform their political, personal and powerful songs/poems […]