NPR has recognized Alice Wong’s groundbreaking work with the publication of the new book, Resistance and Hope: Essays by Disabled People, Crip Wisdom for the People, Edited by Alice Wong, Disability Visibility Project. In an unexpectedly insightful and critical story Ilana Masad outlines the stories in both Wong’s book and the new collection of New York Times disability essays, About Us: Essays from the Disability Series of the New York Times, edited by Peter Catapano and Rosemarie Garland-Thomson
The San Francisco Chronicle had an extensive article about wheelchair user Alice Sheppard. The article announced Sheppard has been selected as a United States Artists 2019 Fellow and her newest dance performance Pas De Deux: Robots as Our Partners is at the Exploratorium, Thursday, May 16, 8:30 pm, and Saturday, May 18, 1:00 pm.
ANNOUNCEMENT: The National Arts and Disability Center would like to announce that funds are available for the 2018 Arts and Accessibility grants program. The purpose of this grants program is to enhance opportunities for participation in the arts by people with disabilities throughout California.