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Reyna McCoy McDeid on “Asserting Beyond Assumption: Confronting Racism in Disability Organizations”

November 3, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Oftentimes in the disability community, racially marginalized leaders are expected- either implicitly or explicitly- to maintain a level of affability and decorum that can feel constricting to the point of oppressive.  This talk invites both racially marginalized and white participants to critically examine how social mores must also be included in discussions of inequity in professional environments in order to truly facilitate just and equitable work environments for all. McDeid is an activist who works at multiple intersections of marginalization and has been appointed by the Biden administration as the executive director of the National Council on Independent Living. Through her career, McDeid’s vocation has shifted from serving marginalized people to addressing how systems create marginalized people in the first place.  Hosted by the WSU Access Center and the Disabled Students and Allies Club.   Registration for this event: 


November 3, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


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