Posted 02.11.2021

Michaela Hollywood, one of our ONSIDE project Community Navigators and a well known and respected disability advocate, on Purple Tuesday (2 November) talked to Sightsavers about her origins in disability rights. 

There is no economy without disabled people. There’s no economy with dead people. And I keep coming back to that, and I know that’s a simplistic view of what is going on right now, but it’s a very important one. Over half of COVID deaths have been disabled people. That fact isn't reported on the news.

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Photo © Michaela Hollywood