Feature Issue on Engaging Communities Underrepresented in Disability Research


Criminal Justice and Disability

What is Police Violence? A plain-language booklet about anti-Black racism, police violence, and what you can do to stop it.

This guide PDF from the Autistic Self Advocacy Network, the American Association of People with Disabilities, and Green Mountain Self-Advocates offers clear descriptions of racism, systemic racism, and police violence, including violence against people with disabilities.

Center for Racial and Disability Justice

This new center will focus on social justice issues affecting people with disabilities from historically marginalized communities.

Organizational Competence

The Cultural and Linguistic Competence Assessment for Disability Organizations

This tool from Georgetown University helps organizations plan for and incorporate culturally and linguistically competent values, policies, structures, and practices in all aspects of their work.

Disparities Data

A Matter of Race and Place: Racial and Geographic Disparities Within California’s Regional Centers Serving Adults with Developmental Disabilities

This report from Disability Voices United shares data on racial and geographic disparities in California’s service delivery.

Race, Ethnicity, and Disability: The financial impact of systemic inequality and intersectionality

This 2021 National Disability Institute webinar provides an overview of the racial gaps in financial outcomes, with a panel discussion on solutions from leaders in the disability and community development sectors.

Understanding Intersectionality

Intersectionality Resource Guide and Toolkit: An Intersectional Approach to Leave No One Behind

This guide , available in several formats, offers information for individuals, professionals, policymakers, and others on concepts including intersectionality and accessibility, with exercises for group discussions.