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