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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.
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)