Pushing Limits – May 20, 2022

Pushing Limits

A half-hour radio show providing critical coverage of disability issues and bringing the insight of the grassroots disability movement to the general public. The show alternates weekly and airs on even weeks Friday 2:30pm.

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Anti-Racist Disability Activists – Pushing Limits – May 6, 2022

  White disabled activists combating racism against the non-white disabled community is the topic of this edition of Pushing Limits radio program.  Producer/host Eddie Ytuarte will interview Micah Peace, a co-coordinator of Disability SURJ, a chapter of the national organization Showing Up For Racial Justice.   SURJ is  “a national network of groups and individuals … Continued

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Advisory Committees – What Are They Good For? – Pushing Limits – March 25, 2022

  Many nursing homes, transportation agencies, senior services, housing authorities and other groups that heavily impact people with disabilities have Advisory Committees. And, low income and disabled people are often asked to serve on them.   Are these committees just window dressing? Is a committee member like a wedding planner who’s only allowed to plan … Continued

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Pushing Limits – February 11, 2022

On February 11, Pushing Limits radio program will present an interview with Cara Reedy who is the Director of Disability Media Alliance Project (DMAP) at DREDF where she is working to change the way media represents little  people, and the general disability community. Ms. Reedy has previously worked is a journalist and producer for CNN … Continued

Riva Lehrer is an artist, writer and curator who focuses on the socially challenged body.  She is best known for representations of people whose physical embodiment, sexuality, or gender identity have long been stigmatized.  Part of a vibrant Chicago disability activist community, her portraits include Carrie Sandahl, Alice Wong, Lennard Davis, Nadina LaSpina, and many … Continued

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Pushing Limits – January 14, 2022

Pushing Limits radio program welcomes disability organizer Dustin Gibson who presents his views about the interrelationship between race and disability. Dustin also works to end the institutionalization and incarceration system that creates and deepens disability in the prison system. He’s worked with all three Centers for Independent Living in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania region with a … Continued