Tag Archives: Jacob Lesner-Buxton

Micah Peace – White Disabled Activists Combat Racism

April 8, 2:30-3 pm PDT on KPFA radio White disabled activists combating racism against the non-white disabled community is the topic of this edition of Pushing Limits radio program.  Producer/host Eddie Ytuarte will interview Micah Peace, a co-coordinator of Disability … Continue reading

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So The State of California Is Requiring Me to Listen to You People

By Jacob Lesner-Buxton “Jacob, help me understand I keep coming to you with all these great ideas, and you won’t bring them up to the advisory committees you are on. You keep saying it is not the right time, or … 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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Getting Credit for Buying Toothpaste

By Jacob Lesner-Buxton Yesterday, I had a first in my life. It happened at exactly 9:10 AM and about 35 people participated in the occasion. At that point in time I received a standing ovation for, well, for just being … Continue reading

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Traveling with a disability in 2014: the good the bad and the headaches

By Kathleen Riel & Jacob Lesner-Buxton* In May the Independent Living Resource Center in Santa Barbara organized a trip to Disability Capitol Action Day in Sacramento with a group of 8 consumers, (2 in power wheelchairs.) While two consumers flew … Continue reading

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Renters, Warm Pools and Human Attraction

 Listen First, Gloria Alee, a renter with disabilities, remains in her apartment two and a half years after the building was abandoned for foreclosure and she was told to leave. How did she do it? She brings us the details, … Continue reading

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The Next Generation

  Go here to listen. (29 min) The Next Generation of disability advocates and academics are coming to Pushing Limits this week.   Join us for frank talk about the dangers and benefits of technology, stories of prejudice and victory, … Continue reading

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