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Saturday, June 17 • 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Ableism, Accessibility, and Oral Histories

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Oral history, by its very format, is often inaccessible, ableist, and audist. What are the barriers to creating and sharing accessible media? This panel features producers from the Disability Visibility Project™ (DVP) who will discuss the project's inception, and its accessibility and inclusion practices. Participants will leave with a better understanding of why accessibility benefits everyone and the importance of engagement with disability communities in their work.


Geraldine Ah-Sue

Independent Audio Producer
Geraldine Ah-Sue is an independent audio producer who uses creative media to inspire a more loving and just world. She is the producer for SFMOMA’s podcast, Raw Material, season 2: Manifest about art, community and social justice. Geraldine also produces stories for KPFA’s APEX... Read More →

Yosmay del Mazo

Interim Regional Manager, SF StoryBooth, StoryCorps
Yosmay del Mazo is a writer, photographer, and audio producer who uses art and storytelling as tools for community resilience. He is a facilitator at StoryCorps in San Francisco and a former staff member of VONA Voices workshops for writers of color. His work can be read in the anthology... Read More →

Alice Wong

Founder and Project Coordinator Disability Visibility Project™
Alice Wong is a sociologist, research consultant, and disability activist based in San Francisco. She is the Founder of the Disability Visibility Project (DVP), a community partnership with StoryCorps and an online community dedicated to creating, amplifying, and sharing disability... Read More →

Saturday June 17, 2017 4:00pm - 5:30pm EDT
State Hall: Room 127