Right to be Rescued

Help us tell the stories of the disability rights movement

Tuesday, December 1, 2015Dear Rooted in Rights followers, It's hard to believe that we launched only sevens months ago! Since May, we've made dozens of videos, written countless blog posts, and kept you up to date on the disability rights movement.

People with disabilities disproportionately harmed in California wildfires

Monday, October 5, 2015
The Right to be Rescued
The Los Angeles Times recently published a feature September 28 highlighting the unique challenges faced by people with disabilities when escaping wildfires, such as the fires that have swarmed California during the most recent fire…

The Right to be Rescued

Wednesday, August 26, 2015"The Right to be Rescued" is a short documentary that tells the stories of people with disabilities affected by Hurricane Katrina. Released days before the 10th anniversary of the storm, our goal is to make emergency planners aware of the specific needs of people with disabilities and push them to alter their disaster plans to make sure those needs are met. You can help! We will provide links or DVDs to anyone who would like to screen this film for emergency planners and others in their community. Contact us to find out how.