Keynote Presentation: Rebecca Cokley - Creating Spaces So Everyone Can Participate


Rebecca Cokley
Ford Foundation, First Disability Rights Program Officer

Rebecca Hare Cokley is an American disability rights activist and public speaker who is currently the first disability rights program officer at the Ford Foundation. She previously served as the executive director of the National Council on Disability and as the director of the Disability Justice Initiative at the Center for American Progress, where she worked on disability policy.

This conversation will center on how no single oppression exists in a silo. Concepts of allyship and accompliceship will be discussed and opportunities to examine how we can show up for each other in authentic and genuinely helpful ways. 

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