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Disability Rights and Justice Activism

Lessons for Anti-Oppressive Community Organizing

From: Doing Anti-Oppressive Practice


This chapter examines disability rights and justice activism, exploring key principles for community organizing undertaken from an antioppressive approach. The author emphasizes the experiences of people with disabilities not as recipients of care, but as activists.



Samantha Wehbi

Samantha Wehbi is a professor in the School of Social Work and teaching chair for the Faculty of Community Services at Ryerson University.