Black History Month

Disability in Pop Culture: 4 Disability Advocates and Influencers Pushing for Change

Take a look at the impactful work of four leaders who are using their platforms to change the way we see disability.  

Why I Live Authentically as a Black Disabled Woman

To celebrate Black History Month this February, Easterseals Southern California is excited to share a blog post written by Andraéa LaVant, a disability activist and trailblazer. Andraéa is also a disability consultant for Easterseals Southern California.  

Black History Month: Exploring America’s Shared History

Black History Month is a time to reflect on the progress Black people have made throughout our history and provides an opportunity to narrate our story as part of the American experience.

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Easterseals Perspective: Exploring Disparities Black Children with Disabilities Face in Education

Director of Therapy Services Michele Dew reflects on Easterseals’ contribution to the Bellwether study and the report’s significance during Black History Month.

An Appreciation of Disability Advocate Lois Curtis

For Black History Month, Easterseals Chief Operating Officer, Beverlyn Mendez, shares thoughts about her dissertation on Disability Advocate Lois Curtis.

Celebrating Unsung Heroes of the Disability Rights Movement

Black Americans have a long history of making significant contributions to our country, including many who have advocated for inclusion for people with disabilities.