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Ruqayyah, an African American woman, wears glasses and sits in her room

We Can Change the World

Ruqayyah Bailey shares how her family’s history of activism and a desire for change keeps her politically active.

Mia, with short brown hair, holds her hand up to her chin.

You Left Us Out

Activist and athlete, Mia Ives-Rublee reflects on what drove her to found the Women’s March Disability Caucus.

Juliet, a white woman with long brown hair, smiles for the camera

Angry Enough to Stay Politically Active

Juliet Salih, a schoolteacher with cerebral palsy, discusses her lifelong goal to teach children and to eliminate the barriers people with disabilities face.

Woman wearing a shirt that reads "feel the power of the disability vote" shirt

I Became A Poll Worker

Diana Mairose shares her experience in working as a poll worker and discusses why being involved is important to her.

Valerie, an African American woman, smiles for the camera while sitting in a coffee shop

We Can Make Something Better

Disability policy researcher and mental and chronic illness advocate Valerie Novack speaks to the ways in which local elections often determine who is in charge of how people with disabilities are treated by the criminal justice system.