As advocates ourselves, the Dis/Ableist Network is passionate about fighting for the rights of disabled people. Here, you’ll find valuable resources related to protecting the rights of people with disabilities. They have addressed a number of causes, including better access to assistive technology, abuse, neglect, and discrimination.
This non-profit offers free and confidential services, related to advocating for the civil & legal rights of disabled people. Disability Rights Florida provides protection to adults and children with disabilities, and has a staff that includes attorneys, advocates, and investigators. Together, they address issues related to civil rights violations, abuse and neglect, as well as discrimination in a wide range of areas.
Alice Wong created DVP to act as an online community for disabled people, focused on creating and sharing information about disability culture. Along with publishing original essay, reports, and blog posts, this platform organizes and facilitates events, provides presentations, and participates on a variety of panels.
A national organization, made up of industry leaders and wheelchair users. They conduct political and legal advocacy, fighting for adequate access to essential equipment called Complex Rehab Technology.
The American Council of the Blind have worked toward improving the lives of visually impaired people. They have fought for the rights of the visually impaired, and continue to advocate for the rights of people with visual impairment.
Founder Sara Gaver created this movement to bridge the gap between those in and out of the disabled community. Born with Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita, Sara won the title of Miss Duval County USA 2020. She founded WheelLifeConnections to help disabled people overcome obstacles and boost self-confidence.
R.A.M.P. focuses on creating a positive environment for disabled people. Together with their volunteers, their team has acted as a resource for many individuals, businesses, and elected officials. They have also begun to direct efforts towards making physical changes, and to make the world a more accessible place. RAMP is recognized Nationally, and works with many organizations across the country to create change. Their team is dedicated to breaking down barriers, and making changes.
Speak Your Truth Today is a national 501(c)3 nonprofit that aims to amplify the voices of victims and survivors of domestic violence through abuse education, networking resources, providing emotional support, and celebrating freedom. SYTT has one of the largest, gender inclusive, domestic violence private support groups on Facebook with over 18,000 members.
We are essentially a global community - networking resources and walking with survivors on their entire journey out of abuse.
Our core values are education, empathy, and empowerment of the survivor.