Rooted in Rights

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.

Disability Vote

Wednesday, August 12, 2015Rooted in Rights new original video, Disability Vote, informs voters with disabilities of their rights, and encourages people with disabilities to vote. On this page you'll find links and resources for voters with disabilities, and state-specific voting information in the partnering states. It's time for people with disabilities to be fully included in the democratic process, and we need your help to disseminate the message. Please share this new video.

People with disabilities have a glass ceiling, too.

Thursday, July 9, 2015Rooted in Rights welcomes articles by guest authors to enhance understanding about the rights of people with disabilities. This piece about barriers to employment for people with disabilities is contributed by Shawn Murinko, former Washington State Human Rights Commissioner, located…

We’re changing our name, but not our mission

Wednesday, May 6, 2015On May 12th, DisAbility Rights Galaxy is changing its name to Rooted in Rights, along with a new Facebook page and Instagram page, and a revamped YouTube Channel and Twitter Feed. In the weeks ahead, you will notice a new look on this site, but don’t worry, we are still going to bring you stories from across the Galaxy.