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Disability Justice - Shared screen with speaker view
Luke M. (they/them)
33:06
Thank you to our planning team and sponsorsDeaf and Hard of Hearing Services - - https://www.deanza.edu/dsps/dhhs/index.htmlJMRR for Women, Gender and Sexuality, - https://www.deanza.edu/equityoffice/jeanmiller.htmlDSPS - - https://www.deanza.edu/dsps/dss/College Life - - https://www.deanza.edu/collegelife/Office of Equity - https://www.deanza.edu/equityoffice/Ability Club De Anza- @abilitydeanza https://www.instagram.com/abilitydeanza/Division of Equity and Engagement - Equity and Engagement (deanza.edu)
Luke M. (they/them)
33:29
About event - In this panel we host 2 empowering women of color who are living a life of social justice and living with a disability through self-determination, healing, and justice.The hope is that this event will uplift disabled voices which so often can be left behind even in conversations about intersectionality, and also encourage folx to devote energy and intention into disability studies as an academic endeavor.
Luke M. (they/them)
33:43
If you need special accommodations or other access please reach out to bianca melendez - here in chat and or at email melendezbianca@fhda.edu
Luke M. (they/them)
33:59
COMMUNITY AGREEMENTSOne mic, one diva/divx/dive/div@ - speakers talk one at a timeraise hand and or ask in chat for questionsMute yourself to avoid background noise and make it easier for our captioner, make it easy to follow along to avoid zoom “bouncing screens”If you have question for the speakers, direct it to the Q & A"don't be a jerk"Say your name before you speakSpell your name before you speak
CAPTIONER Elizabeth Jenson (she/her/hers)
34:35
UP WITH THE CONVERSATION.
Luke M. (they/them)
34:51
If you have question for the speakers, direct it to the Q & A, raise hand using zoom handle. If you have questions regarding caption, please reach out to Adriana in the chat.
Conchita Hernandez Legorreta (she/hers/ella)
36:35
The Facebook post has the wrong link and there are like 16 people in that meeting FYI moderators
Alex S. (they/he)
36:50
Uh oh
Roseanne Giannini Quinn
37:24
I can go back in and show this link if that would be helpful....
Luke M. (they/them)
37:50
Today we take a moment to honor that we are on Ohlone land, land belonging to the Muwekma Ohlone Tribe of the San Francisco Bay Area, a people who foster a tradition of love and respect for the earth. We reject the harmful and untrue narrative of western colonialism, of Manifest Destiny. We recognize that decolonizing is a process which includes unlearning that pervasive lie which seeps into every facet of our culture. Today, we give space to honor that we are on stolen land, land that was taken by force, through bloodshed and brutality. We mourn the lives we’ve lost, and we fight like Hell for the ones that we can still save.native land inquiry -muwekma website: http://www.muwekma.org/Find out what land you are from in this app http://native-land.caPeninsula ramaytush http://ramaytush.comAmah mutsun http://amahmutsun.org/San ramon miwok- https://museumsrv.org/bay-miwok-of-the-san-ramon-valley/
Conchita Hernandez Legorreta (she/hers/ella)
37:59
My sister is sharing the link there now
Roseanne Giannini Quinn
39:21
Thank you Alex!
Adriana/Ohlone (Ella/Her/Yeh)
39:49
let me fix facebook right now
Kaufusi Tuitavake
39:51
Hi Alex! Im not sure if there is another link to this event but there were several others in another zoom meeting who were trying to get into this session
Adriana/Ohlone (Ella/Her/Yeh)
41:35
<3 india
Malena (She/ Her/ Ella)
42:07
Hi, yes a few of us ended up there via the link shared on Facebook. Just FYI incase y’all want to update the fb link if folks are joining from there.
Alex S. (they/he)
42:38
I think Adriana is working on that- we did have a bit of a mix up
Adriana/Ohlone (Ella/Her/Yeh)
43:05
zoom link - https://fhda-edu.zoom.us/j/94003637726
Adriana/Ohlone (Ella/Her/Yeh)
43:12
facebook link- https://www.facebook.com/events/2030014767139124
Adriana/Ohlone (Ella/Her/Yeh)
43:22
thank you everyone for looking out
Adriana/Ohlone (Ella/Her/Yeh)
43:29
zoom link - https://fhda-edu.zoom.us/j/94003637726facebook link- https://www.facebook.com/events/2030014767139124thank you everyone for looking out
Adriana/Ohlone (Ella/Her/Yeh)
44:54
please share zoom link here- du.zoom.us/j/94003637726
Adriana/Ohlone (Ella/Her/Yeh)
45:01
zoom link - https://fhda-edu.zoom.us/j/94003637726
Adriana/Ohlone (Ella/Her/Yeh)
46:44
we apologize for the zoom mishap- please continue to share a zoom link
Adriana/Ohlone (Ella/Her/Yeh)
48:49
for closed captions- please select "closed caption" and then "view subtitle"
Adriana/Ohlone (Ella/Her/Yeh)
55:13
check out India's workWebsite -Loving The Skin You Are In - About Indiahttp://lovingtheskinyouarein.com/about-india/
Luke M. (they/them)
55:24
thank you!
Bianca Melendez (she/her)
55:44
Thank you India!
Noemi (she/her/siya)
55:45
Thank you India!
Khoa-Nathan Ngo (he/him)
55:50
Thank you so much for sharing that was incredible and so insightful:)
Camilla Erasso (She/her)
55:53
Thank you!
Alexi Violet
55:56
Thank you!
Gitanjali M
56:00
thank you!!
David Kim
56:04
thank you!
Aya Boubezari (she/her)
56:05
Thank you !!!
Saskia Latievarya (she/her)
56:07
Thank you India!
Udbhav Venkataraman
56:17
Thank you for sharing your experiences
Helen Pang
56:23
Thank you so much for sharing your story India!
Connie Jang
56:30
Thank you!
Denica Kelly (she/hers)
56:36
Thank you for sharing India!
Questions and Answers (Adriana)
57:10
please place your Q & A's here or share directly with Adriana
LeeAnn Emanuel
57:27
Thank You India!
Luke M. (they/them)
59:49
She was born in Mexico and grew up in California. She advocates for the rights of blind children and their parents in the public-school setting in the United States and abroad through a lens of intersectionality focusing on social justice. Conchita received her Bachelor's degree from Saint Mary’s College of California, majoring in International Studies, Spanish, and History. She then went on to Louisiana Tech University where she received her Master’s in Teaching with a focus on teaching blind students. As well, Conchita earned a master’s certificate in working with Deaf-Blind students from Northern Illinois University. She is currently a Doctoral student at George Washington University pursuing a degree in Special Education. Conchita has been published in Future Reflections and Rooted in Rights. Conchita keeps up with research in special education and serves as a peer reviewer on the Journal of Blindness Innovation and Research. Conchita conducts workshops on best practices for educators and professionals i
Questions and Answers (Adriana)
01:00:21
Maria (Conchita) Hernandez Legorreta M.A.T.· Born in Mexico and grew up in California.· She advocates for the rights of blind children and their parents in the public-school setting in the U.S. and abroad through a lens of intersectionality focusing on social justice.· Conchita is the founder and Chair of METAS (Mentoring Engaging and Teaching All Students)a non-profit organization that trains educators in Latin America that work with blind/low vision students and other disabilities.· She is also a co-founder of the National Coalition of Latinx with Disabilities, that seeks to amplify the voices of disabled Latinx in the disability rights movement.· Conchita conducts workshops on best practices for educators and professionals in the field of disability and advocacy in the U.S. and internationally.· She strives to be a voice for change for educators, professionals and advocates to make full inclusion a reality for people with disabilities in Latin America.
Questions and Answers (Adriana)
01:01:36
love from la hermana!
Questions and Answers (Adriana)
01:04:31
here are the questions so far we shared with the panelists- Questions for the panelists:Tell us your storyShare your experience as a studentWhat does disability justice look like? How can we build a more accessible world?Intersections of being someone with a disability and being a woman of colorWhat are your thoughts on (dis)ability as a social construct?Do people often underestimate you because of your disability? How do you cope with that?If there was one thing you could say to someone who was in a similar position to you when you were younger, what would it be?For India- can you tell us about peoples’ reactions to your wheelchair use as someone who doesn’t use a wheelchair all the time? I (Alex) know there is a stigma around people “faking” their disabilities
Questions and Answers (Adriana)
01:08:54
please place your Q & A's here or share directly with Adriana
Questions and Answers (Adriana)
01:09:10
liberation!
Questions and Answers (Adriana)
01:09:13
so we can thrive!
Khoa-Nathan Ngo (he/him)
01:11:17
Beyond just providing accessibility and including disabled students, how do we give them a platform and position where they can lead?
Emily Datta
01:16:37
Thank you for your words Conchita!!
Gitanjali M
01:16:41
thank you!!
Maritza Arreola (she/her)
01:16:51
Thank you so much!
Luke M. (they/them)
01:16:53
thank you so much for your perspective!
Camilla Erasso (She/her)
01:16:54
Thank you for sharing!
Annabelle Law (she/her)
01:16:58
thank you Conchita, that was so powerful <3
Khoa-Nathan Ngo (he/him)
01:16:59
Thank you!
Bowen Zheng
01:17:01
Thank you for sharing!
David Kim
01:17:01
thank you!
Connie Jang
01:17:05
Thank you!
Udbhav Venkataraman
01:17:06
Thank you for sharing your experiences
Alexi Violet
01:17:06
Thank you!!
Ivette Contreras
01:17:10
Thank you!
Roseanne Quinn
01:17:10
thank you so much!
Bianca Melendez (she/her)
01:17:13
Thank you so much Conchita. Your words were moving!
Saskia Latievarya (she/her)
01:17:13
Thank you Conchita!!
Leticia Serna
01:17:18
Thank you both for sharing so much of yourselves with us.
Jo
01:17:26
Thank you
Akemi Ishikawa (she/her)
01:17:30
Thank you both for sharing!
Helen Pang
01:17:32
Thank you for sharing Conchita!
Luiza Eloy
01:17:33
that was beautiful and remarkable! thank you for coming and sharing this with us !
Luke M. (they/them)
01:18:56
Alex Spielman is a student intern at the Jean Miller Resource Room for Women, Gender and Sexuality, Pronouns They/Them, they are someone that is conscious of the fact that they are privileged enough to be able-bodied, and that their struggles with school were attributed to their mental health challenges and not because they were inherently less intelligent. They recognize that the classification of students as “unintelligent” is highly racialized, and is at its core an ableist ideology. If their story is anything, it is a signal that something needs to change in our educational system.
Questions and Answers (Adriana)
01:24:09
see me in my humanity!
Questions and Answers (Adriana)
01:24:13
yasss
Bianca Melendez (she/her)
01:25:25
You’re doing great Alex
Luke M. (they/them)
01:25:34
^
Emily Datta
01:26:13
You did amazing!
Annabelle Law (she/her)
01:26:13
thank u for sharing Alex <33333
Gitanjali M
01:26:18
thank you for sharing!!
Noemi (she/her/siya)
01:26:18
Powerful Alex!
Ivette Contreras
01:26:19
Thank you for sharing!
Luke M. (they/them)
01:26:20
thank you alex!!!
Akemi Ishikawa (she/her)
01:26:24
Thank you Alex!
Saskia Latievarya (she/her)
01:26:25
Thank you Alex!
Leticia Serna
01:26:25
Thank you.
Alexi Violet
01:26:26
Thank you!!
Roseanne Quinn
01:26:27
Thank you Alex!
Udbhav Venkataraman
01:26:28
Thank you
Camilla Erasso (She/her)
01:26:29
Thank your for sharing!
Connie Jang
01:26:29
Thank you!
Maritza Arreola (she/her)
01:26:35
We see you Alex! Thank you!
Bowen Zheng
01:26:43
Thank you for sharing!
Denica Kelly (she/hers)
01:26:46
Thank you Alex!
Alex S. (they/he)
01:26:46
Thank you all so much!
Hilary Bacon
01:27:14
Thank you for sharing your vulnerability and experiences. You are so strong for everything you've overcome. We are lucky to have you with us today!
Helen Pang
01:27:19
Thank you for sharing Alex!
Denica Kelly (she/hers)
01:27:30
Thank you Conchita and India!!
Noemi (she/her/siya)
01:28:14
Amazing panel! Appreciate the analysis and the call for empathy in social justice work.
Helen Pang
01:28:33
^^^ yes
Allison Largent
01:28:52
Thank you all for all of your powerful and moving words. I’m speechless. I can’t tell you how much I appreciate this event
LeeAnn Emanuel
01:29:16
Thank you panel members…Awesome insight and humanity!
Questions and Answers (Adriana)
01:29:38
welcome everyone
Questions and Answers (Adriana)
01:29:58
you can place your question here and send directly to our Q and A person
Noemi (she/her/siya)
01:30:12
Also, y’all got some good music :)
Leticia Serna
01:30:34
Courageous and deeply moving.
Alex S. (they/he)
01:31:32
No way is the wrong way
Bianca Melendez (she/her)
01:31:36
Question:What does disability justice look like? How can we build a more accessible world?
Questions and Answers (Adriana)
01:32:47
crip solidarity! #snappingfingers
Questions and Answers (Adriana)
01:33:03
our liberation is linked!
Luke M. (they/them)
01:33:05
100%
Questions and Answers (Adriana)
01:33:42
ablism hurts everyone with a body! #framework
Bianca Melendez (she/her)
01:34:49
Question: What are intersections of being someone with a disability and being a woman of color
Questions and Answers (Adriana)
01:34:57
pisces!
Emily Datta
01:35:12
Question: How does ableism hurts everybody with a body?
Questions and Answers (Adriana)
01:35:27
abolish chattel slavery
Questions and Answers (Adriana)
01:35:29
!
Questions and Answers (Adriana)
01:35:43
#DisabilityPride
Questions and Answers (Adriana)
01:36:56
take a break! for #selfcare
Questions and Answers (Adriana)
01:37:13
can conchita and india lead our nation please!
Bianca Melendez (she/her)
01:38:02
Question: Beyond just providing accessibility and including disabled students, how do we give them a platform and position where they can lead?
Alex S. (they/he)
01:38:21
“Caring for myself is not self-indulgence. It is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare"- Audre Lorde
Khoa-Nathan Ngo (he/him)
01:38:28
^
India Harville (she/her)
01:38:40
Love that quote Alex!
Questions and Answers (Adriana)
01:39:04
re imagine
Questions and Answers (Adriana)
01:39:09
re generate
Questions and Answers (Adriana)
01:39:12
re new
Questions and Answers (Adriana)
01:39:33
#uniqueabilities
Questions and Answers (Adriana)
01:39:55
representation matters
Questions and Answers (Adriana)
01:40:02
abolish ableism
Questions and Answers (Adriana)
01:40:16
role models
Questions and Answers (Adriana)
01:40:20
mentorship systems
Questions and Answers (Adriana)
01:40:43
move the conversation to la comunidad
Questions and Answers (Adriana)
01:41:07
the academia has a responsability to la comunidad and the students it serves or wants to recruit
Bianca Melendez (she/her)
01:41:43
^ yes!
Questions and Answers (Adriana)
01:41:59
systemic and isntitutional change
Questions and Answers (Adriana)
01:42:07
whats happening on the ground
Questions and Answers (Adriana)
01:42:21
lets do away with system that dont support
Annabelle Law (she/her)
01:42:43
+++++
Questions and Answers (Adriana)
01:42:47
preparig collees for students
Questions and Answers (Adriana)
01:43:02
*preparing colleges for students
Bianca Melendez (she/her)
01:43:37
Question: Can you tell us about peoples’ reactions to your wheelchair use as someone who doesn’t use a wheelchair all the time?
Bianca Melendez (she/her)
01:43:49
^Directed to India
Alex S. (they/he)
01:43:58
I know there's such a stigma around "faking" disability
Bianca Melendez (she/her)
01:47:08
Question: How do we make sure companies, organizations, and other entities that claim they are dedicated to equity follow through on their promises?
dean chen (he/.him)
01:47:35
Diversity is actually a MONEY Maker. who before a blind person knows more about self driving car
Alex S. (they/he)
01:48:25
I agree with you dean but also I think that disabled folx should not have to have their worth measured by their ability to contribute to businesses
dean chen (he/.him)
01:48:37
Also blind people invented lyft and uber check out paratrnsit
dean chen (he/.him)
01:49:13
bond people have a better membory and are better listener so why not heir them
dean chen (he/.him)
01:50:59
agree Alex but there are a lto of pole who needs to be educated about diablity that is why there is advocacy
Alex S. (they/he)
01:51:13
totally!
Alex S. (they/he)
01:52:04
performative allyship by companies- disappointing but not surprising
Questions and Answers (Adriana)
01:52:23
protect yourr people
dean chen (he/.him)
01:52:45
you have to check org on their diversity all the time. I check deanza to make sure they are ADA complaint and they are not so I cam going o facility meeting
Alex S. (they/he)
01:53:31
we have a LOT of work to do
Questions and Answers (Adriana)
01:53:32
deeeeep India
Questions and Answers (Adriana)
01:53:58
never dishonor what we had to do to survive
dean chen (he/.him)
01:54:06
event a progressive school like deanza still have ADA isuses.
Questions and Answers (Adriana)
01:54:39
intergenerational trauma,
Questions and Answers (Adriana)
01:54:40
or
Questions and Answers (Adriana)
01:54:41
historical trauma (indigenous framework)
DuJuan Green
01:54:51
@Dean: In what area(s) is De Anza non-compliant? When's the next facility meeting?
dean chen (he/.him)
01:56:48
l 7 building has a arrier ont he floor whand I have trip on it, no other l buildsin have barriers. chck it out
Bianca Melendez (she/her)
01:57:02
Question: Can you speak on the power of dance and performance to empower disabled individuals and your experience as a leader in that field?
dean chen (he/.him)
01:57:48
also the stair by the pool are extrmley seep and pople has been stuck ont eh elevator at the pool area
DuJuan Green
01:58:38
@Dean: Okay...thanks. I'll DM you.
dean chen (he/.him)
01:59:53
I have fix 2 ada issue alreay 1. putting rom number lower and putting stopsign at street around the school
Bianca Melendez (she/her)
02:00:32
Question: To India: where can we take a workshop with you?
dean chen (he/.him)
02:01:07
now we are at ovivid, if you don't have cctv at home, it s hard to get accommodation for people studck at hhome
Alex S. (they/he)
02:01:15
Tying into that- for both (amazing) speakers, where can we find you?
Alex S. (they/he)
02:01:18
Like social media
Bianca Melendez (she/her)
02:01:47
Question: For both- In terms of seeking therapy, are there any setbacks for the community, and are there suggestions to navigate one is non-ableist?
Questions and Answers (Adriana)
02:02:06
inexpensive therapy - https://openpathcollective.org/
dean chen (he/.him)
02:02:07
thnink about it CCTv is 3000 dollrs jaws is 1000 dolalrs
Questions and Answers (Adriana)
02:02:41
and better help - https://www.betterhelp.com/
Questions and Answers (Adriana)
02:02:51
https://latinxtherapy.com/
Questions and Answers (Adriana)
02:03:07
shout out to india
Questions and Answers (Adriana)
02:03:10
#somatics
Questions and Answers (Adriana)
02:03:19
and de anza psych sesrvices for mental health support - https://www.deanza.edu/psychologicalservices/
Leticia Serna
02:04:17
https://latinxtherapy.com/resources/
Questions and Answers (Adriana)
02:05:17
*CCTV- closed caption television
Roseanne Quinn
02:06:40
Great event!! much appreciation DSS, Jean Miller, Equity and panelists!
Questions and Answers (Adriana)
02:07:16
raparations to sustain our dreams
Questions and Answers (Adriana)
02:07:26
spoon theory
Leticia Serna
02:07:32
Thank you De Anza for this incredible panel and the invite. Much appreciated.
Questions and Answers (Adriana)
02:07:43
We have another event addressing disability justice centering student voices at de anzaFebruary 25th at 4-530pm event -please email garciaadriana@deanza.edu for more infoif you are interested in joining the conversation in disability justice work at de anza, please reach out to bianca melendez melendezbianca@deanza.edu
DuJuan Green
02:08:01
I came over from the Shared Governance meeting, but very nice meeting from what I have witnessed. :) Good job. :)
Questions and Answers (Adriana)
02:08:04
ANNOUNCEMENTS -We have another event addressing disability justice centering student voices at de anzaFebruary 25th at 4-530pm event -please email garciaadriana@deanza.edu for more infoif you are interested in joining the conversation in disability justice work at de anza, please reach out to bianca melendez melendezbianca@deanza.eduNext week is black lives matter at schools weekhttps://www.blacklivesmatteratschool.com/If you would like to get involved with the black student union reach out to the office of equity at equityoffice@deanza.edu to forward your information to the student leadersEuphrat - A Taste of History- Dreaming and Imagining- https://www.deanza.edu/tasteofhistory/Other eventsjean miller resource roomadvisory councilthursday, february 25 202112-130pmrequest zoom link and for more info at caparasfrancesca@deanza.eduRock the School Bells Pause 3hip hop conferenceWednesday, Feb. 24 202110:30-11:30am.Our guest speaker is the Hip Hop legend Davey D who will add
Questions and Answers (Adriana)
02:08:21
GRACIAS INDIA
Questions and Answers (Adriana)
02:08:25
AND CONCHITA
Questions and Answers (Adriana)
02:09:50
We have another event addressing disability justice centering student voices at de anzaFebruary 25th at 4-530pm event -please email garciaadriana@deanza.edu for more infoif you are interested in joining the conversation in disability justice work at de anza, please reach out to bianca melendez melendezbianca@deanza.edu
Sridevi Lakshmanan
02:10:24
Thank you, India and Conchita. This was an important message to share.
Emily Datta
02:11:13
Thank you for this event and all the speakers India, Conchita, Alex. This event has been so educational !
Alexi Violet
02:11:13
Thank you all for the wonderful words as well as to share. Thank you!!
Bianca Melendez (she/her)
02:11:41
Thank you to our real time captioner - elizabeth jenson - staff in the deaf and hard of hearing office and our student Alex for stepping up and giving representation through their intersectionalityThank you to the following departments for working together to make this event successfulDeaf and Hard of Hearing Services - - https://www.deanza.edu/dsps/dhhs/index.htmlJMRR for Women, Gender and Sexuality, - https://www.deanza.edu/equityoffice/jeanmiller.htmlDSPS - - https://www.deanza.edu/dsps/dss/College Life - - https://www.deanza.edu/collegelife/Office of Equity - https://www.deanza.edu/equityoffice/Ability Club De Anza- @abilitydeanza https://www.instagram.com/abilitydeanza/Division of Equity and Engagement - Equity and Engagement (deanza.edu)
Denise Leto, (she, her)
02:11:43
Thank you!
Jo
02:11:46
Thank you!
Alicia Cortez (she, her, ella)
02:12:00
Thank you all for this engaging and informative conversation.
Questions and Answers (Adriana)
02:12:50
We have another event addressing disability justice centering student voices at de anzaFebruary 25th at 4-530pm event -please email garciaadriana@deanza.edu for more infoif you are interested in joining the conversation in disability justice work at de anza, please reach out to bianca melendez melendezbianca@deanza.edu
India Harville (she/her)
02:12:58
Yes, please keep this going!!
Sridevi Lakshmanan
02:13:06
Alex, thank you
Akemi Ishikawa (she/her)
02:13:12
Thank you all! Thank you Adriana for sharing this event with Foothill too!
Questions and Answers (Adriana)
02:13:17
Sri thank you for coming <3
Bianca Melendez (she/her)
02:13:55
Shri, thank you for coming and for telling your students <3
Bianca Melendez (she/her)
02:14:22
So happy we have Foothill here too!
Luiza Eloy
02:14:43
thank you very much for all the hard work and for planing this event ! I’ll be looking forward to more ! thank you thank you
Bianca Melendez (she/her)
02:15:48
Thank you to our real time captioner - elizabeth jenson - staff in the deaf and hard of hearing office and our student Alex for stepping up and giving representation through their intersectionalityThank you to the following departments for working together to make this event successfulDeaf and Hard of Hearing Services - - https://www.deanza.edu/dsps/dhhs/index.htmlJMRR for Women, Gender and Sexuality, - https://www.deanza.edu/equityoffice/jeanmiller.htmlDSPS - - https://www.deanza.edu/dsps/dss/College Life - - https://www.deanza.edu/collegelife/Office of Equity - https://www.deanza.edu/equityoffice/Ability Club De Anza- @abilitydeanza https://www.instagram.com/abilitydeanza/Division of Equity and Engagement - Equity and Engagement (deanza.edu)
India Harville (she/her)
02:16:36
Thanks everyone!
Allison Largent
02:16:51
Thank you all so much!