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A half-hour interview with Idil, board chair of Across Boundaries mental health centre in Toronto, on race and mental health issues within the contexts of killings by police, incarceration, and mental health diagnosis and treatment. Main topics covered: Introduction to sanism, Anti-Black racism, and anti-Black sanism; Circumstances of Abdirahman Abdi’s death at the hands of […]

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“Disability Justice work is … new in the sense that we’re building the shared political framework and shared language, so it’s also a very exciting time.” – Mia Mingus Disability Justice deals with the oppression of disability, but at the same time deals with other systems of oppression and injustice – it is a ‘multi-issue […]

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3-1/2 minute video clip where Mingus explains the three aspects of the framework of Disability Justice. Recorded November 18, 2013 in Ottawa as part of a longer 20 minute video interview (which has now been posted).       TRANSCRIPT: Yeah there’s like three main pieces I feel like to Disability Justice that I think […]

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PDF versions (for offline reading, use as handouts): Four 8.5×11 pages (single- or double-sided printing) Two 11×17 pages (double-sided printing then fold) —- People are Mad. And they’re doing something about it. Mental health awareness is gradually gaining ground, and so are radical alternatives to mainstream approaches. Community-based initiatives by and for the so-called crazies […]

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