Val Vera is a disability justice activist, speaker, organizer and writer. He has intersectional experience as disabled Latinx, coupled with his Disability Justice work. Val's debut book, Crip Lyrics: the Unapologetic Poetry of Disability.
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James Odato, a longtime journalist in New York, adjunct professor of journalism at the University at Albany, and author of the biography of advocacy journalist and disability rights activist Lucy Gwin, This Brain Had a Mouth: Lucy Gwin and the Voice of Disability Nation.
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Amy Gotwals has been a professional advocate for 27 years. She’s the longtime policy lead at USAging, formerly the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging.