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Lydia X. Z. Brown

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Disability Justice Advocate, Attorney, Writer

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Lydia X. Z. Brown Biography

Lydia X. Z. Brown is an advocate, organizer, attorney, strategist, and writer whose work focuses on interpersonal and state violence against disabled people at the intersections of race, class, gender, sexuality, faith, language, and nation.

Brown is an adjunct lecturer in the Women's and Gender Studies Program and the Disability Studies Program at Georgetown University, as well as Self-Advocacy Discipline Coordinator for the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Fellowship program. They are also an adjunct professorial lecturer in American Studies in the Department of Critical Race, Gender, and Culture Studies at American University.

Brown is Policy Counsel for Privacy & Data at the Center for Democracy & Technology, focused on algorithmic discrimination and disability; Director of Policy, Advocacy, & External Affairs at the Autistic Women & Nonbinary Network; and founding executive director of the Autistic People of Color Fund, a project of collective care, redistributive justice, and mutual aid. They are co-president of the Disability Rights Bar Association and Disability Justice Committee representative on the National Lawyers Guild board.

Brown is currently creating Disability Justice Wisdom Tarot. They are a former member of the American Bar Association’s Commission on Disability Rights, visiting faculty at Tufts University, and chairperson of the Massachusetts Developmental Disabilities Council. Often, their most important work has no title, job description, or funding, and probably never will.

Speaking Topics
  • Why Disability Justice is an Intersectional Imperative for Our Futures and Our Freedom

    Neurodivergent, crip, mad, and disabled people are already present in all of our communities. Yet we face the constant presence of pervasive ableism (disability prejudice and oppression), reinforced and intersecting with other forms of systemic injustice. Disabled people are working constantly to challenge the narratives that we do not belong in society, and to demand recognition and respect for disabled people's ways of knowing, being, learning, and relating. Disability justice analysis enables us to understand the necessary role of ableism in shaping social thought, research, and policy about race, class, gender, sexuality, and nation • and to challenge arbitrary notions of "normal" and "wellness" that undergird oppressive systems and influence our everyday lives. Disability Justice principles and practices offer radical and revolutionary ways of reimagining our relationships with ourselves, each other, and the communities where we live, work, and learn. Disability Justice goes beyond the frameworks of equity, inclusion, and diversity, and challenges us to incorporate multimodality, flexibility, and interdependence into our workplaces, research agendas, technologies, design, and communities.

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Lydia X. Z. Brown Biography

Lydia X. Z. Brown is an advocate, organizer, attorney, strategist, and writer whose work focuses on interpersonal and state violence against disabled people at the intersections of race, class, gender, sexuality, faith, language, and nation.

Brown is an adjunct lecturer in the Women's and Gender Studies Program and the Disability Studies Program at Georgetown University, as well as Self-Advocacy Discipline Coordinator for the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Fellowship program. They are also an adjunct professorial lecturer in American Studies in the Department of Critical Race, Gender, and Culture Studies at American University.

Brown is Policy Counsel for Privacy & Data at the Center for Democracy & Technology, focused on algorithmic discrimination and disability; Director of Policy, Advocacy, & External Affairs at the Autistic Women & Nonbinary Network; and founding executive director of the Autistic People of Color Fund, a project of collective care, redistributive justice, and mutual aid. They are co-president of the Disability Rights Bar Association and Disability Justice Committee representative on the National Lawyers Guild board.

Brown is currently creating Disability Justice Wisdom Tarot. They are a former member of the American Bar Association’s Commission on Disability Rights, visiting faculty at Tufts University, and chairperson of the Massachusetts Developmental Disabilities Council. Often, their most important work has no title, job description, or funding, and probably never will.

Lydia X. Z. Brown Speaking Topics

  • Why Disability Justice is an Intersectional Imperative for Our Futures and Our Freedom

    Neurodivergent, crip, mad, and disabled people are already present in all of our communities. Yet we face the constant presence of pervasive ableism (disability prejudice and oppression), reinforced and intersecting with other forms of systemic injustice. Disabled people are working constantly to challenge the narratives that we do not belong in society, and to demand recognition and respect for disabled people's ways of knowing, being, learning, and relating. Disability justice analysis enables us to understand the necessary role of ableism in shaping social thought, research, and policy about race, class, gender, sexuality, and nation • and to challenge arbitrary notions of "normal" and "wellness" that undergird oppressive systems and influence our everyday lives. Disability Justice principles and practices offer radical and revolutionary ways of reimagining our relationships with ourselves, each other, and the communities where we live, work, and learn. Disability Justice goes beyond the frameworks of equity, inclusion, and diversity, and challenges us to incorporate multimodality, flexibility, and interdependence into our workplaces, research agendas, technologies, design, and communities.

Lydia X. Z. Brown Videos

  • Landmark College Presents: Lydia X. Z. Brown - Neurodiversity and ...
    Oct 15, 2019 ... Lydia X. Z. Brown's talk focuses on how disabled people's cultural work, community building, and leadership offer necessary...
  • A To Z 2018: Lydia XZ Brown, Autistic Activist, Is Fighting Oppression
    May 31, 2018 ... Through their writing, public speaking, and organizing work, Lydia X. Z. Brown has been advocating for disability rights, among...
  • Disability Justice Informing Communities of Practice (subtitles in ...
    Mar 20, 2017 ... On Feb. 28, 2017, Lydia X. Z. Brown (they/them), past president of TASH New England, chairperson of the Massachusetts...

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  • How to book Lydia X. Z. Brown?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Lydia X. Z. Brown for both live and virtual events for over 20 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Lydia X. Z. Brown, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Lydia X. Z. Brown or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Lydia X. Z. Brown?

    Booking fees for Lydia X. Z. Brown, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Lydia X. Z. Brown, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Lydia X. Z. Brown?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Lydia X. Z. Brown for clients worldwide for more than 20 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Lydia X. Z. Brown for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Lydia X. Z. Brown or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Lydia X. Z. Brown or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Lydia X. Z. Brown is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Why Disability Justice is an Intersectional Imperative for Our Futures and Our Freedom. The estimated speaking fee range to book Lydia X. Z. Brown for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Lydia X. Z. Brown generally travels from and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Tracy Chou, Amanda Nguyen, Geena Rocero, Evelyn Hu-DeHart and Tiffany Yu. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Lydia X. Z. Brown for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Lydia X. Z. Brown Speaking Topics

  • Why Disability Justice is an Intersectional Imperative for Our Futures and Our Freedom

    Neurodivergent, crip, mad, and disabled people are already present in all of our communities. Yet we face the constant presence of pervasive ableism (disability prejudice and oppression), reinforced and intersecting with other forms of systemic injustice. Disabled people are working constantly to challenge the narratives that we do not belong in society, and to demand recognition and respect for disabled people's ways of knowing, being, learning, and relating. Disability justice analysis enables us to understand the necessary role of ableism in shaping social thought, research, and policy about race, class, gender, sexuality, and nation • and to challenge arbitrary notions of "normal" and "wellness" that undergird oppressive systems and influence our everyday lives. Disability Justice principles and practices offer radical and revolutionary ways of reimagining our relationships with ourselves, each other, and the communities where we live, work, and learn. Disability Justice goes beyond the frameworks of equity, inclusion, and diversity, and challenges us to incorporate multimodality, flexibility, and interdependence into our workplaces, research agendas, technologies, design, and communities.

Lydia X. Z. Brown Speaker Videos

  • Landmark College Presents: Lydia X. Z. Brown - Neurodiversity and ...
    Oct 15, 2019 ... Lydia X. Z. Brown's talk focuses on how disabled people's cultural work, community building, and leadership offer necessary interventions for ...
    A To Z 2018: Lydia XZ Brown, Autistic Activist, Is Fighting Oppression
    May 31, 2018 ... Through their writing, public speaking, and organizing work, Lydia X. Z. Brown has been advocating for disability rights, among other causes, ...
  • Disability Justice Informing Communities of Practice (subtitles in ...
    Mar 20, 2017 ... On Feb. 28, 2017, Lydia X. Z. Brown (they/them), past president of TASH New England, chairperson of the Massachusetts Developmental ...

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

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