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Guest Scholar - Being Heumann: An Unrepentant Memoir of a Disability Rights Activist With Judith Heumann

Friday, February 5, 2021 23 Sh'vat 5781

6:15 PM - 8:00 PM

Judy Heumann is an American disability rights activist. She is recognized internationally as a leader in the disability community. Heumann is a lifelong civil rights advocate for people with disabilities. She graduated from Long Island University and taught in the New York City Public Schools. Her book, Being Heumann: An Unrepentant Memoir of a Disability Rights Activist, was published in February 2020. It tells her personal story of fighting for the right to receive an education, have a job, and "just be human."

Click below to access resources to learn more about Judy Heumann:

Being Heumann: An Unrepentant Memoir of a Disability Rights Activist

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