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DISABILITY RIGHTS IN BLACK 2023: VILISSA THOMPSON: CROSS­-MOVEMENT ORGANIZING

It’s day 17 of our #DisabilityRightsInBlack series and Vilissa Thompson is spotlighting the power of southern Black organizers with disabilities!

Hailing from Winnsboro South Carolina, Vilissa is a Licensed Master Social Worker, organizer, writer, advocate, and creator of Ramp Your Voice.

Her insightful message below emphasizes how inclusive cross-movement organizing can strengthen community and political change.

We highly encourage you to review Vilissa’s website for several in-depth and beautifully written blogs on Black Disability History and to follow Vilissa on Twitter @VilissaThompson.

NARRATIVE LINK:

https://www.ndrn.org/resource/drib2020-vilissa-thompson/