Virtual Discussion with Renowned Disability Rights Advocate, Judy Heumann

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Judy Heumann, one of the most recognized civil and disability rights activists, will be holding a virtual talk on Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021 from 2-3 p.m. CST. Please join us in attending this great event!

Event Description: The University of Missouri will virtually host Ms. Judy Heumann, a civil rights activist and author. She recently released her memoir titled Being Heumann: An Unrepentant Memoir of a Disability Rights Activistand was featured in the Emmy-nominated documentary, Crip Camp, about the development of the Disability Rights movement. Ms. Heumann’s leadership was instrumental in pushing Congress to enact major disability rights legislation and then pressing the Executive Office to regulate and enforce the law. Please join us in a virtual discussion about her experiences advocating for herself and other disabled citizens.

Hosted by: MU Disability Center; Division of Inclusion, Diversity, & Equity; Michael A. Middleton Center for Race, Citizenship, and Justice; Mizzou Hillel; College of Education and Human Development; School of Law Library; University of Missouri Advancement; University of Missouri Libraries; Women’s Studies; School of Health Professions; Mizzou Ed Bridge

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This talk will be done in an interview format rather than a formal keynote. We’ll have a Q&A open in the webinar of Zoom for students to ask questions. Learn more about the incredible speaker by visiting: Watch Judy in the award-winning documentary, Crip Camp.

View the full Show Me Mizzou article on Judy Heumann by visiting this link.