February is Black History Month. If you want to see how Salisbury is celebrating Black History Month, just click here. It includes lots of creative content, a partnership between Fenix Youth INC., and even a focus on locally owned Black small businesses. Love it! Water’s Edge Museum opened this month. Its goal is to tellContinue reading “Celebrate Harriet Tubman as an Icon of Black Disability History”
Community Conversation (Feb. 10th, 5 p.m. – Virtual) Standard Survey (English, Haitian, Spanish) Plain English (Accessible) Are you unfamiliar with Wicomico Partnership? They are our Local Management Board here in Wicomico County. They are currently mapping out their future for funding. The thing is, we need input from our community members! As an advocate forContinue reading “Wicomico County Residents: Use YOUR Voice to Make A Difference! Community Convos + Surveys for Funding! Join Along!”
Today, I will be a featuring a local Wicomico family to help them with their goal of raising awareness for Erb’s Palsy! If you are a resident of the Eastern Shore, please feel free to reach out to me if you are doing disability events and need help with “boosting” it locally. I love toContinue reading “Erb’s Palsy Awareness Week 2020: A Guest Interview Spotlight to Raise Awareness”
October 10 marks World Mental Health Day. During 2020 and our current pandemic, I think it’s especially important for all of us to talk about mental health and what that means. Mental health matters, but especially now. Not only for our disability community but for all. This has been one of the scariest times forContinue reading “World Mental Health Day 2020: Mental Health Matters”
If you didn’t know, September 22nd was National Voter Registration Day. I shared about it on my Facebook page as well as Instagram Stories. If you had an event, let me know, so I can share your voter outreach! As I mentioned, it was National Voter Registration Day yesterday. I wanted to do more, shareContinue reading “#TheDisabilityVote: Why Does it Matter?”
I want to be honest in this. Not only so you can see what an incredible kindness that an adaptive vehicle is, but also so you can learn what disabled people go through when it comes to transportation. Rarely, do we mention that disabled people often don’t have vehicles and sometimes are trapped physically becauseContinue reading “The Incredible Kindness of Freedom”
My 2020 Census Participation Matters!
2020 Census Maryland logo; 2020 is decorated with the MD flag. It has black and orange patches. The second patch has red and white shapes. Underneath reads, “Census Maryland.
Complete your census at http://www.my2020census.gov
Thank you to my friend, Rosie, for choosing me as her first Eastern Shore activist in her ‘Why Vote Wednesday’ feature. Rosie is a local activist that is a woman of color, disabled, and all-around lovely human. I am so thankful to have connected with someone who gets me. If you’re not following her journey,Continue reading “VOTE 2020: Resources for Disabled and Non-Speakers Voters in Maryland”
I am proudly wearing my Kindness bracelet that was made by my friend Grace who runs “Kind SBY” in the photo above. These bracelets help you count your acts of kindness every day. Not only are they cute, but they also have a purpose. As someone who has a moral code founded on kindness— andContinue reading “Grant Yourself Some Kindness”