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August 2, 2022

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At the Gate

Inclusion is not a matter of political correctness. It is the key to growth.

– Jesse Jackson –

At the Gate

“Wheelchairs in wild spaces shouldn’t be an anomaly some thirty years since the Americans with Disabilities Act, but here I am, in front of another gate, asserting my right to exist in nature. The very fact of me seems to rankle the men I am here to meet. King Estates Open Space Park is a verdant area of native grasses, wildflowers, and spectacular vistas overlooking the San Francisco Bay. During the darkest days of the pandemic, sheltered at home and half-crazed with fear, my daily sojourns here replenished and sustained me. But today I am shut out, blocked from the most usable entrance to the park by a poorly designed and inaccessible chain-link fence.” Yomi Sachiko Wrong, writer, activist, and disability justice dreamer shares more in this short and stirring piece. { read more }

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Inclusivity can be practiced in all kinds of ways, big and small. Do something today that expands inclusivity in your own life.

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