Ableism

Dr. Subini Annamma Addresses the Connection Between Mass Incarceration and Eugenics

Dr. Subini Annamma shares the ways in which mass incarceration is connected to eugenics. She addresses both the disproportionate incarceration...

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Lydia X. Z. Brown Addresses the Ableism of Algorithmic Technologies

Lydia X. Z. Brown addresses the ableism of algorithmic systems and the impact this has on the disability community--especially multi-marginalized...

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Robin Wilson-Beattie Addresses Ableism and Racism in Reproductive Healthcare

In this excerpt from the Disability & Philanthropy Forum's webinar on gender, sexuality, and disability, Robin Wilson-Beattie addresses how ableism...

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Disability & Philanthropy Webinar Series: Racial Equity and Disability

Click here for a full transcript of the webinar. Disability cuts across all identities, but the impacts of systemic disability...

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Eugenics: Historical Practice to Present Day Technology

by Dr. Joseph Stramondo Sir Francis Galton coined the term “eugenics” in 1883 to refer to the belief that the...

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Eugenics and Disability

Many of the earliest philanthropists in the U.S. were significant ideological and financial supporters of the eugenics movement. According to...

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Andrés Gallegos Addresses Ableism in the Medical Field

In this excerpt from the Disability & Philanthropy Forum’s webinar on health equity and disability, Andrés Gallegos speaks to the...

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Anti-Black Racism and Ableism in the Workplace

by D'Arcee Neal When I went for a job interview in the summer of 2015 for a high-powered federal position,...

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Connections Between Health Equity and Disability

When it comes to health care, significant disparities abound between people with disabilities and non-disabled people. From physical barriers and...

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Conchita Hernández Legorreta Addresses How Ableism and Racism Affects Disabled Immigrants

In this excerpt from the Disability & Philanthropy Forum's webinar on racial equity and disability, Conchita Hernández Legorreta speaks to...

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D’Arcee Neal Addresses Intersections Between Ableism and Anti-Black Racism

In this excerpt from the Disability & Philanthropy Forum's webinar on racial equity and disability, D’Arcee Neal speaks to the...

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Disability Inclusion Toolkit

Commissioned by the Ford Foundation's Civic Engagement & Government program, the Disability Inclusion Toolkit is written and designed by disability community leaders...

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Connections Between Climate Change and Disability

People with disabilities are both the most vulnerable and the most overlooked population when it comes to addressing the effects...

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Disability History: An Introduction

Go on a journey with disability rights activist Lawrence Carter-Long as your guide in this video overview of the rich history...

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Alice Sheppard: Disability as an Art

Meet Alice Sheppard, a dancer and choreographer who uses a wheelchair. In this video, she encourages us to rethink our...

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Claudia Gordon: Barriers to Inclusion

Meet Claudia Gordon, the first Black Deaf female lawyer in the United States. In this video, she encourages a perspective...

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Intersections Between Racism and Ableism

This resource offers insights and resources to better understand the strong connections between racism and ableism. For our work to...

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What is Disability Justice?

In this resource, you'll learn about the origin and definition of disability justice as a movement and framework. Disability Justice...

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What is Ableism?

This introductory resource provides a working definition of ableism along with information to help reflect on ableist practices. Ableism is...

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Resources on Disability & COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic remains ongoing, philanthropy must double down on a commitment to ensure that the disability community is...

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