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Three Black women are standing in front of a black brick wall, they are each wearing a yellow t-shirt that says ‘Black Disabled Lives Matter’ inside of a Black fist. The top of the photo has white text that says Our Presence is Our Power * November 8, 2021. @namdadvocates.
NAMD Advocates
September 20, 2021

Our Presence is Our Power

The NAMD Advocates have partnered with a range of Black and Brown leaders to teach how they have built successful initiatives. Our 2021 Leadership Summit will help you and your team build skills so you can advance more efficiently and with confidence.

Photo of a poster that says "We walk roll kneel run stand with Ahmaud in black, red, and silver paint.
NAMD Advocates
June 8, 2020

#BLM & #BDLM Protest

#BlackLivesMatter & #BlackDisabledLivesMatter Protest On June 6th, Justice Shorter and Keri Gray through the NAMD Advocates organized disabled BIPOC and our allies to participate in the #BlackLivesMatter protest in front…

The road back may not be as short as we wish...But there are solid reasons to feel confident about the future.

Richard Parsons
Photo of Keri Gray and Justice Shorter (two Black women). They both have their fist raised in the air.
NAMD Advocates
March 30, 2020

NAMD Advocates Call to Action around Racial Justice

The National Alliance of Multicultural Disabled Advocates (NAMD) is a group led by disabled Black Indigenous People of Color (B.I.P.O.C.) who came together and conducted a demonstration during the NCIL 2019 conference. Our purpose was to address the ongoing issues of racism, xenophobia, sexism, homophobia, transphobia, colonialism, and ableism in the broader disability rights movement. It is past time for…