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The 2020 Fordham Distinguished Lecture on Disability (Online)

THE DISABILITY RIGHTS MOVEMENT: Where We've Been, Where We Are and Where We Need to Go

Speaker: Judy Heumann 

Wednesday, Oct 14, 2020
5:45-7:15 p.m. 
Talk followed by interview and Q&A 

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About Judy Heumann
Judith (Judy) Heumann is a lifelong advocate for the rights of disabled people. She contracted polio in 1949 in Brooklyn, New York, and is now an internationally recognized leader in the disability rights community. Judy is the author of Being Heumann: An Unrepentant Memoir of a Disability Rights Activist, written with Kristen Joiner. 

The Fordham Distinguished Lecture on Disability is organized by the Faculty Working Group on Disability, and co-sponsored by the Provost Office, the Chief Diversity Office, the Graduate School of Education, the School of Law, the Gabelli School of Business, the Graduate School of Social Service, the Economics Department and the English Department.