Q&A with Disability Rights Trailblazer Judy Heumann
Tuesday, October 12, 2021 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Considered to be the “mother of disability rights,” Judy Heumann is a lifelong advocate for the disability community; spearheading the fight to pass the American with Disabilities Act, launching the Independent Living Movement globally, serving in leadership positions in the Clinton and Obama Administrations and the World Bank, and implementing legislation at the national level for programs serving more than 8 million youth and adults with disabilities.
Her incredible story, showcasing the power of her intertwined personal and political lives, is chronicled in her 2020 memoirs, Being Heumann: An Unrepentant Memoir of a Disability Rights Activist, as well as in the critically acclaimed Netflix documentary, “Crip Camp”.
This exclusive Zoom Q&A is hosted by the Woman's National Democratic Club of Washington, DC. There is a $10 fee to join this zoom event.