Educating a Nation

“YOU EDUCATED AMERICA” - Cecil Williams, Pastor of Glide Memorial Church, 20th Anniversary Celebration

From left: Hale Zukas, Ron Washington, and Judy Heumann respond to a question at a press conference held at the San Francisco airport before protesters leave for Washington. Lynette Taylor provides American Sign Language interpretation

San Francisco Examiner Archive. Courtesy of the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

From left: Hale Zukas, Ron Washington, and Judy Heumann respond to a question at a press conference held at the San Francisco airport before protesters leave for Washington. Lynette Taylor provides American Sign Language interpretation.

A Press Committee issued daily briefings for journalists from around the world. Soon accounts of people with disabilities demanding their civil rights replaced inspirational stories of individuals overcoming adversity.

Photographs in video courtesy of HolLynn D'Lil

Occupier Eddie Jauregui signs to Channel 7's Evan White, who covered the sit-in in San Francisco and Washington D.C.

Photograph by HolLynn D'Lil

Occupier Eddie Jauregui signs to Channel 7's Evan White, who covered the sit-in in San Francisco and Washington D.C.

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