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It’s Our Story

It’s Our Story

It's Our Story is a mixed-media, oral history archive containing 1300+ video oral histories of persons with disabilities.

Breaking Boundaries

Breaking Boundaries

Our New Media Academy increased literacy through a curriculum that was accessible to all learners.

It's About Ability! YES

It's About Ability! YES

YES funded youth with and without disabilities to develop and implement community action plans.

Ability Summits

Ability Summits

WE worked with Open Hands to create lasting friendships through international exchange.

"Forward thinking"

Amartya Sen, Nobel Laureate in Economics

"World Enabled gives me a voice"

Natasha Popovic, Refugee, Kosovo

"Trailblazers"

Anand Vadya, Professor, San Jose State University

"Bring ideas into action."

Alfredo Sfeir-Younis, Senior Advisor to the Managing Directors, The World Bank

Partners

  • Australian Government
  • Open Society Foundations
  • Unicef
  • UNESCO
  • VSA International
  • Open Hands Initiative
  • Youtube
  • University of California Berkeley
  • American Association of People with Disabilities
  • National Disability and Arts Center
  • SVILC
  • YO Disabled and Proud
  • RI Global
  • Tisano
  • ATNetwork
  • It's Our Story
  • Google
  • Arab Human Rights Foundation
  • YWD Convening
  • International Year Of Youth
  • Australian AID
  • Rrlogo
  • The World Bank
  • Cambodian Disabled Persons
  • WAG Blue
  • WID
  • Cafepress

Featured Blog

Tweeting in Celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the ADA with #ADA25

World Enabled will join thousands of disability rights groups throughout the United States in Tweeting with the Hashtag #ADA25. Please follow our @worldenabled and @victorpineda twitter accounts. Here we will feature excerpts from our long term project, It’s Our Story (IOS). IOS is currently the largest most comprehensive archive of disability related oral histories anywhere in the world. We also have engaged in a two year research project documenting the local stories of the founding of the country’s first Center for Independent Living in Berkeley in 1973. Stay tuned, and …
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Remembering Justin…

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Remembering Justin… In honor of Justin Dart Jr.’s upcoming 84th birthday on August 29, 2014, here are a few items on the ItsOurStory.com site you may want to share with your networks. Farewell Speech by Justin Dart Jr. Mr. Dart’s final message to the disability rights community, narrated by the late Max Starkloff (5 minutes) Watch Video A Vote for Justice Between 1986 and 1990, Justin Dart Jr. made multiple trips to all 50 United States, eager to document the ongoing struggles of people with disabilities to assert their civil …
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Help Create A World Enabled

World Enabled started with a vision of empowering youth challenged by stigma, prejudice and abuse and give them a chance to realize their potential. Thanks to supporters like you, the girls, boys, women and men that benefit from our research and educational programs are making that vision a reality.

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