Disability History: John Holland, Denver, CO

Disability Visibility Project

It’s Our Story is a national initiative to make disability history public and accessible. Scott Cooper recorded and collected over 1,300 video interviews from disability leaders across the country since 2005. Check out a video uploaded on July 24, 2010:

John Holland of Denver, Colorado speaks about working at the forefront of disability civil rights law as he protested and advocated alongside Wade Blank.
 John became involved in disability issues through his daughter Anna, a chair user who grew up in Wade Blank’s Atlantis community. John has been a vocal activist for improved housing for people with disabilities, accessible transportation, and other critical disability issues; he current has a law office in Denver that specialize in nursing home abuse.

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