Press

Media quoting or referencing WID, including members of our staff and board:

(July 29, 2020) Well + Good: Healthy Cooking Can Come With Many Unfair Barriers for People With Disabilities by Elly Belle

(July 22, 2020) American University Radio (WAMU 88.5): Disaster Relief For the Elderly And Disabled Is Already Hard. Now Add a Pandemic by Joseph Shapiro

(July 16, 2020) The Hill: As ADA anniversary nears, lawmakers express concern about changes to captioned telephone service by Loretta Herrington

(July 9, 2020) 3BL Media: Disability-Led Organizations, Corporations and Foundations Launch Global Alliance for Disaster Resource Acceleration by Bristol-Myers Squibb Company Newsroom

(July 8, 2020) Chicago Public Media (WBEZ): Relocating Some Nursing Home Residents Will Protect Them From COVID-19, Advocates Say by Esther Yoon-Ji Kang

(July 7, 2020) Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV): The Institutional Rescue and Recovery Coalition (IRRC) Press Conference: Decrying COVID Deaths (Video) and IRRC Press Packet (PDF)

(July 6, 2020) Forbes: Deadly Discrimination: The Forgotten Impact of COVID-19 On People With Disabilities by Stephen Frost

(July 1, 2020) The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine: COVID-19 and Disabilities: Inclusive Disaster Planning Is Crucial for Vulnerable Populations by Stephanie Miceli

(June 23, 2020) American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU): ACLU, SEIU, and Disability Rights Organizations File Petition Demanding HHS Mitigate the COVID-19 Crisis in America’s Nursing Homes and Other Congregate Settings for People with Disabilities 

(June 10, 2020) AXSChat: AXSChat with Marcie Roth – Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer for the World Institute on Disability, hosted by Neil Miliken and Debra Ruh

(June 9, 2020) Disability Matters podcast: How WID Is Addressing Needs of People with Disabilities During COVID-19, hosted by Joyce Bender

(May 14, 2020) Women’s eNews Live: Women’s eNews Live with Lori Sokol, PHD and Guest Marcie Roth

(May 14, 2020) Ruh Global Impact: Facebook Live Interview with Marcie Roth by Debra Ruh

(April 30, 2020) The Chronicle of Philanthropy:  In Covid-19 Crisis, Philanthropy’s Attention Must Focus on People With Disabilities by Rich Besser and Darren Walker

(April 3, 2020) Brown Girl Green podcast via the Indie Creative Network: Climate Change & People with Disabilities: How’d we get here? Hosted by Kristy Drutman

(April 2, 2020) American Council of the Blind (ACB): Emergency Preparedness for People with Disabilities, on ACB Advocacy Update, hosted by Claire Stanley and Clark Rachfal, interviewing Marcie Roth.

(March 18, 2020) BBC interview with Marcie Roth on COVID-19 (audio with transcript)

 

(February 3, 2020) University to Business (U2B): Social inclusion: AI to improve tech accessibility for disabled minorities by U2B Staff

(August 2019) Disaster Politics podcast: Episode 16 – Building Inclusive Disaster Strategies, hosted by Jeff Schlegelmilch

(May 31, 2019) Government Technology Magazine: People with Disabilities Often Face Institutionalization in Disasters by Jim McKay

(March 27, 2019) Public Radio East: Disability Rights Advocates Work For Inclusion In Disaster Planning Process by Valerie Crowder

(May 24, 2019) National Council on Disability (NCD): Preserving Our Freedom: Ending Institutionalization of People with Disabilities During and After Disasters by NCD

(March 19, 2019) The LAist: How to Prepare for an Earthquake If You Have a Disability by Jacob Margolis

(December 6, 2018) Berkeley Journalism Northgate Radio: Lisa Herron reimagines a more inclusive emergency management system by Lisa Herron

(November 6, 2018) Disability Scoop: USA: Recent disasters trigger complaints from disability groups by Courtney Perkes

(October 17, 2018) WNYC Studios: During a Hurricane, People with Disabilities Fail to Find Equal Access to Emergency Programs by Ellen Frankman

(October 12, 2018) Public Broadcast Station (PBS): As disasters strike, advocates worry FEMA policy changes put disability community at risk by Zoe Rohrich

(August 22, 2018) Texas Tribune: After Harvey, questions remain about whether registry helped people with disabilities by Marissa Evans

(May 24, 2018) Partnership for Disaster Strategies: Getting It Wrong: An Indictment with a Blueprint for Getting It Right – Disability Rights, Obligations and Responsibilities Before, During and After Disasters by Marcie Roth, June Isaacson Kailes, and Melissa Marshall, J.D.

(February 19, 2018) Taylor & Francis Online: A resilient community is one that includes and protects everyone by Marcie Roth

(February 28, 2018) Pasadena City College Courier: Left behind: Is PCC prepared to evacuate disabled students? by Nick Tourani

(December 21, 2017) Pacific Standard: Disability and Disaster Response in The Age of Climate Change by David M. Perry

(August 29, 2017) The Nation: Support People with Disabilities Facing Harvey by NationAction

(September 7, 2017) Mashable, Social Good: This nonprofit equips people with disabilities with the tools needed for a hurricane like Irma by Rebecca Ruiz

(September 15, 2017) National Public Radio (NPR), Morning Edition: Nursing Homes and Emergency Preparedness, hosted by Rachel Martin

(October 27, 2017) Grist: 5 years after Sandy, this woman still worries about being left behind because of her disability by Justine Calma


If you are having technical issues or accessibility issues on this site, email wid@wid.org.

Main content end