Activism

I’m excited to report that I officially registered for the RESULTS 2012 International Conference to End Poverty and Aids this summer in Washington, D.C. I just learned about RESULTS-a group that advocates and lobbies for funding for global poverty-recently, and was encouraged to apply for a scholarship to attend the conference (fingers crossed, hope I…

Disability Rights

Today I turned on the television to find Anderson Cooper getting in the middle of a heated argument with the Judge Rotenberg Center’s lawyer. The center is a special needs facility in Massachusetts recently under investigation for the use of shock treatments on autistic children.┬áThe Guardian reports that the “UN’s special rapporteur [Juan Mendez] on…