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Director, Community Resources for Independent Living : oral history transcript : an African-American woman's perspective on the independent living movement in the Bay Area, 1960s-1980s / Johnnie Lacy

@ UC Berkeley, Bancroft Library


Childhood in Arkansas, Louisiana, and McCloud, California; Chico State University, 1954-1956; contracting polio, 1956, and rehab at Fairmount Hospital, San Leandro; majoring in speech therapy at an inaccessible San Francisco State University, 1958-1960; work for Volunteer Bureau of Alameda County; black nationalist and civil rights movements in Oakland; Alameda County Health Department; anti-poverty work for Oakland Economic Development Council, 1965-1968; West Oakland Community Development studies in sociology at UC Berkeley, 1969-1972; Model Cities Program; UC Office of the President, 1973; Antioch College West, project coordinator, 1973-1977; reflections on the 504 demonstration, San Francisco, 1977 and independent living movement (CIL, DLRC, and DREDF); Community Resources for Independent Living, Inc., 1981-94; reflections on outreach to people of color with disabilitiesForms part of the Disability rights and independent living movement oral history seriesThis manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
Lacy, Johnnie, 1937-, IntervieweeLandes, David, Interviewer
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