Resistance and Hope: Essays by Disabled People MOBI

Resistance and Hope: Essays by Disabled People MOBI essays bydisabled writers, activists, and artists This is crip wisdom for the people Edited by Alice Wong, founder of the Disability Visibility Project, Resistance and Hope will transform the way you think about activism, leadership and social justice How do we fight back in an era of uncertainty, institutionalized cruelty, and widespread tolerance for ableism and hate Written in , the authors explore resistance, hope, self care, disability rights and justice, and the politics of Trump in a series of provocative, challenging essays They bring the power of intersectional cross platform organizing and the strength found through mutual accountability to words that will help you define the resistance you want to fight for, not just the harm you want to react against Dare to dream bigger and create space for all with this visionary essay anthology from multiply marginalized disabled people redefining an inclusive climate of resistance The time is NOW Get this book right now Resistance and Hope is the disability justice Bible you ve been waiting for If you want to read a book chock full of disabled Black, brown, queer, trans genius, real talk and vision, this book will give you comrades reassurances that we are brilliant revolutionaries and a plethora of tools and visions for how we make the road by limping, crutching, rolling, signing and stimming I am so grateful for Alice Wong for doing the cultural work of putting this together and for every single writer in this book Leah Piepzna Samarasinha, performer, community organizer, and author of Care Work Dreaming Disability Justice Arsenal Pulp Press, October ,Until our movements are fully intersectional, we will not make the progress necessary to build the equitable society we all deserve Resistance and Hope is a necessary manual for all of us as we learn how to build movements that are as inclusive as the world we hope to see Brittany Packnett, activist, educator, writer, Co Founder of Campaign Zero and Co Host of Pod Save the People Resistance and Hope Essays by Disabled People is a timely and must read collection of essays by some of the most cutting edge leaders in the Disability Rights Movement If you are interested in learning about disability rights and justice, activism, and current times we are living in today take the time to read and may these pieces evoke discussions in your communities as we fight for justice and equity Judy Heumann, Disability Activist It is so necessary for people who have been historically marginalized to tell their own stories I am proud to know Alice Wong, who is someone dedicated to telling these stories with authenticity and integrity Blair Imani, Author of Modern HERstory and Founder of Equality for HER ANTHOLOGY CONTRIBUTORS Lydia X Z Brown Anita Cameron Cyree Jarelle Johnson DJ Kuttin Kandi Mari Kurisato Talila A Lewis Noemi Martinez Stacey Milbern Mia Mingus Lev Mirov Leroy Moore Shain M Neumeier Naomi Ortiz Victoria Rodr guez Rold n Vilissa K Thompson Aleksei Valent n Maysoon Zayid Editorial Assistant Robin M

10 thoughts on “Resistance and Hope: Essays by Disabled People

  1. Rosalie Rosalie says:

    Reading these essays reflections was a deeply moving experience for me as a feminist, a Latina, and a non disabled person I felt like I was having a long, late night conversation with each author about topics that are both abstract and very personal at the same time hope, despair, resistance, the limits and the potential of each of us as individuals and in community.The book is publish

  2. Ren Ren says:

    Huge range in quality Some of the essays were great though they were all too short imo and quite a few were really not great at all.

  3. KA KA says:

    These essays have a wide range in quality, and few of them offer concrete plans or suggestions for organizing and self care Overall, worth reading for the really excellent essays.

  4. Richard Propes Richard Propes says:

    Having recently had the opportunity to preview Alice Wong s upcoming Disability Visibility, I enthusiastically claimed the opportunity to go back a couple years and check out a similar 2018 effort by Wong that also pushed disabled voices to the forefront Resistance and Hope Essays by Disabled People is really an expansion of Wong s acclaimed Disability Visibility Project, an anthology of essays wr

  5. Hilary ☀️ Hilary ☀️ says:

    Resistance and Hope is a series of essays collected from the disability community, written to spur action, collective healing, and resistance Each essay is short and sweet not really calling for any specific actions but pushing forth broader ideas on what modern activism taken from learnings in the Disability Justice framework can look like What I really appreciated about this book was that it truly

  6. Kirsten Kirsten says:

    I went to high school with Alice Wong and I have been excited to see the work she s been doing for disability justice This is an outstanding book of essays and an exemplar of showcasing people with complex intersectional identities It probably is not a great introductory text to disability justice or to understanding intersectionality for those people who haven t encountered those concepts before but it i

  7. Anja Anja says:

    Read this now So important for these voices to be heard and to challenge one s own thoughts, or find ways to becomeinvolved I love that the authors talk about challenges within different communities explores ways to make those communitiessupportive, supported, and accessible to all I also value the dissonance in representing two different viewpoints, even coming from the same author All of this was food for m

  8. Kyra Kyra says:

    I ve been a fan of Alice Wong ever since hearing her interview on Ana Marie Cox s podcast, so I was very excited to hear that she edited a new book about disabled experiences Resistance and Hope consists of essays centered on navigating disability justice in the Trump era, with special attention to the experiences of queer and POC individuals Some of the writers were familiar to me Lydia Brown, Mia Mingus , and o

  9. Jaime Jaime says:

    Loved most of itI really liked this book, with one exception content notes are for sensitive topics that may impact trauma survivors or people with phobias In a disabled writer anthology it baffles and upsets me that this was treated so badly Activist praxis isn t a content note

  10. C.E. G C.E. G says:

    2.5 stars, but rounding up because the collection introduces readers to the names of disability justice activists who are doing work that is important to know and support But the actual experience of reading the anthology didn t feel that revelatory maybe because I already follow some of the contributors on social media, the ideas here were already largely familiar to me.

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