Films

Disability History Week

Film. From Y.O. Disabled and Proud. 2010. 6 minutes. Youth at the 2010 Youth Organizing! Disabled and Proud Disability History Campaign Summit YO! explain why they believe disability history should be taught in schools.
Themes: Disability, Organizing

This video was filmed at the 2010 Youth Organizing! Disabled and Proud Disability History Campaign Summit YO! held at the Sierra Health Foundation’s Grizzly Creek Camp. Youth are sitting in front of a Disability History Display.

Interspersed are photos of youth at the YO! summit, testifying at the state capitol, marching for disability history at Disability Capitol Action Day, speaking at rallies, receiving awards, and having fun! [Publisher’s description.]

Youth in the video respond to the question, “Why should disability history be taught in schools?” Their answers are spoken and translated into sign language.

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