The ’swarm has arrived! Bloggers across the globe have united to shine a light on rampant unjust institutionalization, segregation of people with disabilities and the pervasive budget cuts around the country that are only exacerbating the barriers to community life. Stories on these issues are being collected at http://defendingourfreedom2010.blogspot.com/
ADAPTs Spring Action in Washington, DC will confront these injustices!
ADAPT will be in Washington, DC from April 25 – 29th, 2010 demanding the end of unjust segregation of people with disabilities.
You can help raise awareness around the Spring National Action by blogging! (Also follow ADAPT in real-time on Twitter: NationalADAPT)
|Disability Rights and Other Matters of Justice (Martina Robinson)||· Tuesday Report||ADAPT Action|
|Philosopher Crip (Joe Stramondo)||· Day 2: ADAPT Spring ‘10 National Action||ADAPT Action|
|The Jottings of Jessie Lorenz & it’s normal: celebrating the 20th anniversary of the ada||. ADAPT Blogswarm, Spring Action 2010||Olmstead|
|Road Hog’s Ruminations||· ADAPT Blogswarm||Fighting Cuts to Community Services|
|The Roving Activist (Anita Cameron)||· Live from DC-DOJ and NGA
|Tremors of Intent, Josie Byzek’s New Mobility Column||· Hope, Love, Trust and ADAPT||ADAPT Action|
|ASK Biblitz||· ASK Biblitz about Disability|
1. Write a blog post on either: budget cuts in your state raising yet more barriers to community integration, how activists are fighting these barriers, and/or the Spring Action, and publish it on your blog on April 25 – or as close as you are able. Podcasts or videocasts are also accepted. Any posts about the topic are welcome, regardless of your background, disability, or your blog’s typical scope.
2. To add your blog post to the ‘swarm, comment or email me a link to the post (to email@example.com) by or before April 29. Then I’ll list it as part of the blogswarm.
3. Spread the word by linking to this page, displaying a logo and telling everyone about it. The entire success of the blogswarm depends entirely on bloggers telling other bloggers and readers in advance.
Here is the logo for the 2010 “Defending Our Freedom” Spring Action! You can use it to help promote the Blogswarm and the Action.
The “Defending Our Freedom” campaign logo
Feel free to send any questions to firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you for joining me blogging for freedom!