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Student accuses college of disability discrimination

Student accuses college of disability discrimination

March 26, 2018

A student alleging discrimination by the college has asked a disability law activism group for help after Columbia denied her request to keep an assistance dog and cat in her dorm room. Lindsey Barrett requested a second animal in December 2017 after her psychiatrist re...

Supportive schools will be on the right side of history

Supportive schools will be on the right side of history

March 5, 2018

Students have powerful voices, whether they are in college or high school. This isn’t a secret, but it seems to still surprise people when students get angry, protest and march for what they believe in. Young people hav...

Chicago institutions strive for inclusion

Chicago institutions strive for inclusion

December 4, 2017

When Christena Gunther moved to Chicago from New York City in 2012, she was distressed by the city’s lack of access to cultural spaces for people with disabilities. The issue had been her passion since ch...

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