Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, nearly 4,000 hate crimes have been committed against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) living in the United States. As is the case with so many other intersectional identities, individuals with disabilities who are also members of the AAPI community have also been disproportionately affected by these acts of hate.
Henry and Evelyne Milorin joined Leo Live on Monday, June 15. The discussion touched on their decades long journey as parents and advocates, including raising Reggie, who was identified as having autism. They also had an opportunity to talk about the intersection of race and disability, especially given current ongoing activism.
Across the state, families and agencies are showing their appreciation to our essential staff working at homes and apartments across the Commonwealth. We thank all of staff for being committed to our community. Here are recent demonstrations of our appreciation from across the state. Do you have something you want to share with us in thanks?