Disability Justice

A Letter to the Americans with Disabilities Act on Its 32nd Birthday

Sandy Ho reflects on the ADA as a first step for disability rights and looks ahead to the future.

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Lydia X.Z. Brown Powerfully Addresses Philanthropy’s Ableist Practices

A deeply honest spotlight on the multitude of ways ableism continues to show up across the philanthropic sector.

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Rebecca Cokley Unpacks Philanthropy’s Ableist History

A call to use the mechanisms of philanthropy to address inequities, first by acknowledging its roots in ableism.

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Centering Disability Rights and Justice in Philanthropic Practice – Unity Summit 2021 Fire Session

Emily Ladau and Sandy Ho share perspectives on disability rights and justice frameworks as ways for philanthropy to move equality and equity forward.

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Stefanie Lyn Kaufman-Mthimkhulu Asks Philanthropy to Shift How It Chooses to Allocate Funds

A call for funders to reconsider existing grantmaking practices that perpetuate oppression.

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Marq Mitchell Offers Guidance on How Funders Can Support Justice for Marginalized Communities

Insights on what funders must be aware of to truly advance justice through their grantmaking work.

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Keris Jän Myrick Calls on Philanthropy to Center People with Lived Experience

Why it's vital for grantmakers to center people with lived experience in their grantmaking work.

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Journey to Inclusion Series: Participatory Disability Grantmaking

Learn from disability advocates serving on participatory grantmaking committees.

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Dr. Yolanda Muñoz Urges Climate Justice Funders to Include Disabled People

Dr. Yolanda Muñoz discusses why it's imperative to include the disability community in grantmaking work that addresses climate change.

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Valerie Novack Discusses Environmental Racism

Valerie Novack highlights the cause and effect connections between environmental racism and disability.

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Disability & Philanthropy Webinar Series: Disability and Economic Justice

September 22, 20221:00 - 2:00 PM ET In the United States, full and equal participation in society is a fundamental...

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Dr. Subini Annamma Urges Philanthropy to Center BIPOC Disabled People

Dr. Subini Annamma urges philanthropy to stop centering whiteness and shift toward centering BIPOC disabled people.

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Lydia X. Z. Brown Calls On Philanthropy to Center Multi-Marginalized Disabled People

Lydia X. Z. Brown calls on philanthropy to center multi-marginalized disabled people within their work and equitably redistribute resources.

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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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Connections Between Gender, Sexuality, and Disability

One in five women ages 18 and older are disabled. The United Nations, through their work toward full gender equality,...

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The Time Is Now: Funding Diverse, Equitable, and Inclusive Youth Fellowships

This guide for funders, created by Open Society Foundations (OSF), a member of the Presidents' Council on Disability Inclusion in...

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Taryn Williams Addresses the Need to Work Toward Economic Justice with a Disability-Explicit Lens

In this excerpt from the Disability & Philanthropy Forum's webinar on racial equity and disability, Taryn Williams discusses the critical...

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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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What Funders Need to Know About Disability-Inclusive Grantmaking: Al Otro Lado

This interview is a Q&A with Nora Phillips, Legal Director, Al Otro Lado. As the alarming impact of COVID-19 on...

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Disability Inclusion in Philanthropy: A Working Paper for Grantmakers and the Consultants Who Support Their Work

The National Network of Consultants to Grantmakers (NNCG) working paper is a starting place of learning for the Disability Inclusion...

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My Experiences as a Filipino/Black Woman with a Disability in Philanthropy

by Nikki Brown-Booker, August 2020 I am a Filipino/Black woman with a disability who works in philanthropy. When I enter...

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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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Insights Into Inclusive Philanthropy – WITH Foundation

This interview with Ryan Easterly, Executive Director of the WITH Foundation, is part of a series about disability-inclusive grantmaking. The...

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Insights Into Inclusive Philanthropy – Northwest Health Foundation

This interview with Northwest Health Foundation's Jen Matheson, Director of Programs, and Laura Nash, Communications Consultant, is part of a...

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