Disabled Writers is a resource to help editors connect with disabled writers and journalists, and journalists connect with disabled sources. Our goal is specifically to promote paid opportunities for multiply marginalized members of the disability community, and to encourage editors and journalists to think of disabled people for stories that stretch beyond disability issues. 

 

Alice Wong

Image: An Asian American woman in a wheelchair in front of a wall with colorful street art. She is wearing a black jacket and scarf. She has a mask over her nose with a tube attached to a Bi-Pap machine.

Contact Alice: DisabilityVisibilityProject at gmail.com

Alice Wong is a media maker, research consultant, and disability activist based in San Francisco, CA. She is the Founder of the Disability Visibility Project™ (DVP), a community partnership with StoryCorps and an online community dedicated to creating, amplifying, and sharing disability media and culture.

Alice is also a co-partner of #CripTheVote, a nonpartisan online movement encouraging the political participation of disabled people with Gregg Beratan and Andrew Pulrang.

Her activism has been featured in Roll Call, WBUR radio, Al Jazeera, Teen Vogue, Bitch Media, Rewire, Vice, Esquire, CNET, and Buzzfeed.

She is also a co-partner with Disabled Writers. 

You can find Alice at the Disability Visibility Project, on Twitter @SFdirewolf, and Facebook

Clips: 

New York Times, May 2017: My Medicaid, My Life

Rooted In Rights, April 2017: Valuing Activism of All Kinds

Transom, May 2016: Alice Wong

Alice is available as a source, and for personal essays, opinion editorial, radio, social media, video, and Twitter chats. Please note that it may take her up to one business day to reply, particularly for requests originating outside the Pacific Time Zone. 

Additional communication availability: Text, chat, videoconference

Languages: English (Fluent)

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