For centuries, Black bodies have been used as the testing grounds for European curiosity (i.e. Tuskegee experiment; Sara Baartman, Henrietta Lacks) – often without regard for our humanity.
As a result, Black people have become distrustful of a medical system, as it truly is a system built on their misfortune. ASE stands against any violation of the human rights of, or violence against, Black people who live with disabilit(ies).
In 2018, British Columbia proposed the British Columbia Accessibility Act, otherwise known as Bill M 219.
ASE Community is looking for a Community Engagement Coordinator responsible for outreach and membership initiatives, event planning, and social media/online engagement aligned with the ASE community’s vision and values.