Please support our programs

Diversifying Radio with Disabled Voices
Apr04

Diversifying Radio with Disabled Voices

  Radio can be a familiar friend, source of knowledge, a marker of time and place. But as a cultural institution, what constitutes a “good voice” in radio reflects and transmits cultural norms and structures. When I started my Community Storytelling Radio Fellowship at Making Contact, I prepared by reading articles from Transom and AIR media about interviewing, storytelling, and production. I felt more intimidated as I...

Read More
Alice Wong investigates interdependence between the disability and caregiver communities
Jun11

Alice Wong investigates interdependence between the disability and caregiver communities

I am a disabled person who uses personal assistance for almost every aspect of my activities of daily living. If I did not have paid and unpaid personal assistance (including family members), my life chances and opportunities would look drastically different. Without the usage of Medicaid-funded personal assistance programs such as IHSS (In Home Supportive Services) in California and family support, I know I would have to enter a...

Read More
Double your impact with NewsMatch Power journalism for social justice today!

Now through December 31: Double your impact with NewsMatch! All gifts matched up to $1,000. New monthly donations will be matched for the whole year. Make your gift to Making Contact today!