Author Archives: Angela Anderson

Hired as Instructor at CCSF

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In July 2015, I was accepted into the part time instructor pool in Interdisciplinary Studies – Diversity and Social Justice at City College of San Francisco. Next summer I may be teaching their classes on sexism and ableism. I’ve been having a great time preparing by attending CCSF Diversity and Social Justice courses. So far I’ve…

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Ed Roberts piece on FoundSF

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Read my piece on Ed Roberts over at FoundSF! The vegetables of the world are uniting and we’re not going away! I decided to be an artichoke, prickly on the outside but with a big heart!  -Ed Roberts This semester, I had the privilege of taking Radical History of San Francisco with San Francisco historian Chris…

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UCSF ad with the wording "Several years ago, Ron Pettway used a wheelchair. Now he's up and running. UCSF was the first to use bone marrow transplants to treat severe neuromuscular disorders."

UCSF Changes Ad Wording to Respect People with Disabilities

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As a disability rights activist, one of the projects I’ve been developing deals with the language of disability. Inspired by the media watchdog arm of GLAAD, I have been developing a plan to contact journalists who used inappropriate language to describe individuals of varying abilities, offering information on appropriate terminology and asking journalists to change inappropriate…

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Reasons to Support the #BARTstrike

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(Photo by: Kevin Sharp – CC BY-NC 2.0) Most importantly: Unions of the 1950s are the reason you are not forced to work more than five days per week, 9 hours per day. But wait, there’s more! You wouldn’t want people to: tell you that you don’t deserve to earn a living wage and safe working conditions.…

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