It's Our Story is a mixed-media, oral history archive containing 1300+ video oral histories of persons with disabilities.
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"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
Tina Minkowitz, Esq. November 19, 2013 This statement has been sent to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. There will be a second hearing on the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities on November 21, 2013. Related materials include a petition posted by the Campaign to Repeal Mental Health Laws, urging the Senate to ratify the CRPD without reservations, understandings or declarations (RUDs), and letters previously sent by CHRUSP and others opposing the package of RUDs. Statement to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on CRPD Tina Minkowitz, Esq. November …
Making History: Student and Campus Leaders for the “Disability Treaty”! Be Part of a Historic Movement! You can make a difference for one billion people with disabilities around the world! Please join the national advocacy effort for U.S. ratification of the “Disability Treaty”, called the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)! Learn about the treaty at http://disabilitytreaty.org. It has been a long, challenging campaign. We are now in the final stretch. YOUR help NOW could make the difference. Lend Your Idealism and Energy! Campus and student leaders …