Upcoming program: Out of the Shadows: The Disability Civil Rights Movement from No Pity to Me Too

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head and shoulders photograph of the speaker NPR correspondent, Joe Shapiro

Temple University Institute on Disability is sponsoring a Lecture by Joe Shapiro

Tuesday, December 4, 2018
9:30 AM – Noon (Check in begins 8:30 AM)
This is a free event.

LOCATION: Rodef Shalom Congregation, 4905 5th Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Joseph Shapiro has covered disability stories since 1987. Shapiro has been a witness to the disability rights movement and has chronicled some of its most dramatic moments and written about its biggest heroes. Shapiro will talk about disability history, play some of his radio pieces and talk about his reporting—including a recent ground-breaking series on the epidemic of sexual assault of people with intellectual disabilities—and share behind-the-scenes stories.


Joseph Shapiro, National Public Radio News Investigations Correspondent, is the creator of NPR’s Abused and Betrayed series and author of No Pity: People with Disabilities Forging a New Civil Rights Movement.

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