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- Image Description
- An Asian American woman in a wheelchair in front of a wall with colorful street art. She is wearing a black jacket and scarf. She has a mask over her nose with a tube attached to a Bi-Pap machine.
- Alice Wong
- Website and social media
- Website: http://DisabilityVisibilityProject.com
- Alice Wong is a media maker, research consultant, and disability activist based in San Francisco, CA. She is the Founder of the Disability Visibility Project™ (DVP), a community partnership with StoryCorps and an online community dedicated to creating, amplifying, and sharing disability media and culture.
Alice is also a co-partner of #CripTheVote, a nonpartisan online movement encouraging the political participation of disabled people with Gregg Beratan and Andrew Pulrang.
Her activism has been featured in Roll Call, WBUR radio, Al Jazeera, Teen Vogue, Bitch Media, Rewire, Vice, Esquire, CNET, and Buzzfeed.
She is also a co-partner with Disabled Writers.
- Rooted In Rights, February 2019: On Valentine’s Day, Let’s Recognize Why #AccessIsLove https://rootedinrights.org/on-valentines-day-lets-recognize-why-accessislove/
Eater, July 2018: Why Disabled People Need Straws
New York Times, May 2017: My Medicaid, My Life
Transom, May 2016: Alice Wong https://transom.org/2016/alice-wong/
- Media, Pop Culture, Film, Television, Politics, Disability Culture, Accessibility, Disability Rights, History, Criticism, Americans with Disabilities Act, Food, Race, Disability
- Source, Personal Essays, Opinion Editorial, Essays, Editing, Sensitivity Reading, Radio Appearances, Television Appearances, Podcast Appearances
- Additional Credentials
- MS Medical sociology
BA in English and sociology