access
Asking for help
Quality access requires asking for help. If you are able and would like to support this project in accessibility and sustainability, send funds to via 
PayPal.
Activation Residency acknowledges and thanks disabled Black and brown elders for crafting disability justice praxis to inform this healing justice work. In all of the work, AR remembers the words Alice Wong, Sandy Ho, and Mia Mingus: Access is love. 

Invitataions
Invitations are intended to be fluid and sturdy, shift with needs, provide clear pathways for safer engagement, and center the most vulnerable always. Click
here to read Activation Residency invitations. 

Language 
AR aims to use inclusive language free from jargon and are open to feedback when falling short of this goal.

Activation Co-op Fund
AR aims to enhance the access of activation co-op fund by encouraging those who can to pay for the subscription of someone who is unable to pay.  Additional information regarding co-op fund access can be found on the co-op fund FAQ page.
Digital Gathering
AR does not yet have the funding to hire ASL interpreters. Zoom accessibility features including closed captioning through Closed Captioning REST APIautomatic transcripts, recordings, Keyboard Shortcuts,  and Screen Reader Support are available. AR asks about access needs for being in the digital space.

Physical Gathering

The Outlier Inn lacks ADA compliance. Gender neutral bathrooms are available throughout the property. AR conducts access check-ins during orientation and each day in small groups. AR facilitates resource exchange and sharing to meet needs in real time. AR aims to center a culture of asking pronouns, respecting boundaries, and resisting power dynamics.

Kaleidescope Justice
AR understands justice as constantly shifting patterns and always changing lived experiences. AR’s take on justice prioritizes survivors and acknowledges the complexities of healing and exploring pathways to addressing harm without causing further damage.


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