Audio recording of the ‘Solidarity In Times Of Crisis’ panel from Progress 2019. Speakers considered the role of civil society in countering the conditions and beliefs that give rise to daily discrimination as well as events such as the Christchurch terror attacks.
Crenshaw uses the term “intersectionality” to describe the reality of race and gender bias & understand how the two can combine to create even more harm.
In 1977 Judith Heumann helped lead the groundbreaking Section 504 sit-in protest in which disabled-rights activists occupied a federal building for almost a month, demanding greater accessibility for all.
The Intertwine Charter: Going beyond anti-discrimination and towards pro-active change to welcome others
The Intertwine codesigned a charter addressing intersectionality. It outlines 6 areas where organisations can improve and proactively welcome others – governance, events, employment and conditions, member relations, marketing and publicity, and buildings and amenity.