It's Our Story is a mixed-media, oral history archive containing 1300+ video oral histories of persons with disabilities.
Our New Media Academy increased literacy through a curriculum that was accessible to all learners.
YES funded youth with and without disabilities to develop and implement community action plans.
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
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 …
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 …