Disability Justice

Michele Mashburn

11 a.m., July 28, 2019

Disability Justice is about ensuring access to all elements of life and letting those with disabilities determine their own individual needs. It includes elements of difference and allows people to be their whole self while including space for self-care, reflection, and hard discussions.

Michele Mashburn will discuss elements of disability justice, the difference between accommodation and access, and how the attitude of inclusion will benefit all groups. We will also discuss Ableism, models of disability, and how to create a supportive community no matter what happens.

Michele is the Director of San Jose Peace and Justice Center and a cohort member of Creating Freedom Movements.

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Saudi Arabia: The Sacred Relationship

Sharat G. Lin

11 a.m., July 21, 2019

Despite the catastrophic war on Yemen, the gruesome killing of Jamal Khashoggi, and the embargo on Qatar, why does the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia enjoy a special relationship with the U.S. administration? Does the rise of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman signal a new era?

Sharat G. Lin is a research fellow at the San José Peace and Justice Center. He writes and lectures on global political economy, labor migration, social movements, and the Middle East. He has lived in Saudi Arabia.

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