Tag Archives: Adrienne Lauby

No Pandemic Evictions

What are the rules tenants need to know during this pandemic? What are tenants doing around the county to organize and save their housing? Learn the answers on this program. Continue reading

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Jenn Peoples: Living in Recovery, Mental Illness, Addiction & Covid-19

Listen, 29 min. Jenn Peoples’ childhood was frightening and traumatic.  As a result she’s faced terrifying demons of self-destructive behavior.  Now she’s far along in recovery, not from her mental illness, but from the self-destructive behaviors that followed.  Today, she … Continue reading

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Corona Virus & Disability, Episode Two

Listen (29 min)Floating on pandemic waves of news, fear, social distancing and mutual aid, Pushing Limits hosts cull from the news, blogs and articles written by disabled people, webinars & conference calls and personal experience to bring this overview. Here’s … Continue reading

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Congo Handicap with Francine Atosha Mbusa

Listen (29 min) Although the eastern part of her country is engulfed in civil war, Francine Atosha Mbusa lives, works and takes empowering action in exactly that region of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).   The government of the DRC … Continue reading

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Disability: The Best and Worst of 2017

Listen (29 min.) Jacob Lesner-Buxton joins our crew for 30 minutes of analysis and reflection on the events of 2017 for people with disabilities. Some topics: 1. U.S. involved wars cause death and disability in Afghanistan, Mexico, Syria, Iraq, Yemen … Continue reading

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Does It Get Better for Queer Disabled Teens?

Listen (28 min) Listen (10 min excerpt) Listen: Access Issues We’ve all seen the T-shirts, the articles and the splash on the Internet.  “It Gets Better” is the new buzz.  Spurred after a dramatic upsurge in youth LGBTQI suicides, Dan … Continue reading

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“Crooked Beauty”

Listen through KPFA’s Archives: http://www.kpfa.org/archive/id/69940 Excerpts of personal narrative by Jacks McNamara from the documentary, “Crooked Beauty”; a poetic chronicle of her transformative journey from psych ward patient to pioneering mental health advocacy. The film supports McNamara’s voice with an evocative, original music … Continue reading

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Popcorn-Eating Day

Listen through the KPFA Archives: http://www.kpfa.org/archive/id/69572 30 min A discussion about two films by people with disabilities. “When I am Not Alone” is an award-winning movie about the trials and triumphs of Sam Durbin, a transgendered man.  Sam lives with … Continue reading

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