Coordinators of the D Center


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Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha is a queer nonbinary chronically ill femme of Sri Lankan, Rom and Irish ascent. A disability justice organizer, writer and cultural worker, she is thrilled to be working at the D Center. Her email is

Media and Publications Coordinator: Deborah Warren


(Photo Description: Deborah is smiling and wearing red lipstick. Her hair is shoulder length and she is wearing a blue shirt in this picture.)

Deborah Warren is an American-born Native Hawaiian, and female. She is currently in her third year and is studying Communication and Art History. Deborah is a proficient ASL signer and looks forward to making the D Center a welcoming place that is affirmative of people with disabilities and the D/deaf community.