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
As we venture into the unknown and we face a year of uncertainty, I am reminded of the resolution needed to navigate turbulent waters. This poem which I dedicate to all our supporters which can serve as a reminder that although our time on this earth is short, our journeys should be long and full of adventure and discovery. Working with all our supporters and beneficiaries in these past few years has been the greatest privilege and honor. Together we expanded opportunities for persons with and without disabilities. Ithaca …
The Board of Directors and Council of Trustees of the Global Alliance on Accessible Technologies and Environments (GAATES) are pleased to announce Dr. Victor Pineda as the new GAATES President. Dr. Pineda previously held the position of 2nd Vice President, and GAATES is pleased to announce his Presidency at a time when GAATES is expanding its global community of members and practitioners in accessibility and Universal Design. As the leading international organization dedicated to the promotion of accessibility of the built, virtual and social environments, GAATES works to improve access …