Unlearning Ableism: DCC Discussions Anti-Ableist Media Making

Date / Time

April 20, 2022

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm


Unlearning Ableism: DCC Discussions
Anti-Ableist Media Making with Kennedy Healy of Crip Crap Media
Wednesday, April 20, 2022
3:30pm CST
Access info: We’ll meet on Zoom with CART (live captions). Contact dcc@uic.edu or 312-355-7050 with any other access requests!

Join us for a discussion on issues surrounding media representation of disability and learn approaches to creating disability-friendly media.

Kennedy Healy (she/her) is a Fat, Queer, Crip Chicago-based writer and consultant. Her work focuses on disability, accessibility, care, sexuality, media representation and abolition. Most recently, she founded Crip Crap, a media company that makes media about disability, by and for disabled people. She is a Libra who loves plants, chicken wings, and feminist country music.

Unlearning Ableism: DCC Discussions is a space for cross-disability solidarity and allyship. All are welcome– whether you identify as disabled, nondisabled, or somewhere in between.

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