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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 is an abolitionist disability justice 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. They are Policy Counsel for Privacy & Data at the Center for Democracy & Technology, focused on algorithmic discrimination and disability, as well as Director of Policy, Advocacy, & External Affairs at the Autistic Women & Nonbinary Network. Brown is also adjunct lecturer and core faculty in Georgetown University’s Disability Studies Program, and adjunct professorial lecturer in the American Studies program at American University’s Department of Critical Race, Gender, and Culture Studies. They serve as a commissioner on the American Bar Association’s Commission on Disability Rights, chairperson of the ABA Civil Rights & Social Justice Section’s Disability Rights Committee, board co-president of the Disability Rights Bar Association, and representative for the Disability Justice Committee to the National Lawyers Guild’s National Executive Committee. Brown founded the Fund for Community Reparations for Autistic People of Color's Interdependence, Survival, and Empowerment, and they are creating Disability Justice Wisdom Tarot.

Previously, Brown worked on disability rights and algorithmic fairness at Georgetown Law's Institute for Tech Law and Policy, served as Justice Catalyst Legal Fellow for the Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law, and worked at the Autistic Self Advocacy Network as a member of the national policy team. They are former Chairperson of the Massachusetts Developmental Disabilities Council, Visiting Lecturer at Tufts University, Holley Law Fellow at the National LGBTQ Task Force, and Patricia Morrissey Disability Policy Fellow at the Institute for Educational Leadership. In 2015, Brown was named to Pacific Standard's 30 Top Thinkers Under 30 list, and to Mic's list of 50 impactful leaders, cultural influencers, and breakthrough innovators. In 2018, NBC featured them as one of 26 Asian Pacific American breakthrough leaders for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, and Amplifier featured them as part of the We The Future campaign for youth activism. Most recently, Brown was named to Gold House Foundation's A100 list of the most impactful Asians in America for 2020 and them.'s Now List 2021 honoring LGBTQ+ visionaries. Their work appears in numerous scholarly and community publications, and they have received many awards for their work, including from the Obama White House, the Society for Disability Studies, the American Association of People with Disabilities, the Washington Peace Center, the Disability Policy Consortium, and the National Council on Independent Living. Often, their most important work has no title, job description, or funding, and probably never will.

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Lydia X. Z. Brown

5 out of 5

Disability Justice Advocate, Attorney, Writer

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Lydia X. Z. Brown Biography

Lydia X. Z. Brown is an abolitionist disability justice 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. They are Policy Counsel for Privacy & Data at the Center for Democracy & Technology, focused on algorithmic discrimination and disability, as well as Director of Policy, Advocacy, & External Affairs at the Autistic Women & Nonbinary Network. Brown is also adjunct lecturer and core faculty in Georgetown University’s Disability Studies Program, and adjunct professorial lecturer in the American Studies program at American University’s Department of Critical Race, Gender, and Culture Studies. They serve as a commissioner on the American Bar Association’s Commission on Disability Rights, chairperson of the ABA Civil Rights & Social Justice Section’s Disability Rights Committee, board co-president of the Disability Rights Bar Association, and representative for the Disability Justice Committee to the National Lawyers Guild’s National Executive Committee. Brown founded the Fund for Community Reparations for Autistic People of Color's Interdependence, Survival, and Empowerment, and they are creating Disability Justice Wisdom Tarot.

Previously, Brown worked on disability rights and algorithmic fairness at Georgetown Law's Institute for Tech Law and Policy, served as Justice Catalyst Legal Fellow for the Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law, and worked at the Autistic Self Advocacy Network as a member of the national policy team. They are former Chairperson of the Massachusetts Developmental Disabilities Council, Visiting Lecturer at Tufts University, Holley Law Fellow at the National LGBTQ Task Force, and Patricia Morrissey Disability Policy Fellow at the Institute for Educational Leadership. In 2015, Brown was named to Pacific Standard's 30 Top Thinkers Under 30 list, and to Mic's list of 50 impactful leaders, cultural influencers, and breakthrough innovators. In 2018, NBC featured them as one of 26 Asian Pacific American breakthrough leaders for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, and Amplifier featured them as part of the We The Future campaign for youth activism. Most recently, Brown was named to Gold House Foundation's A100 list of the most impactful Asians in America for 2020 and them.'s Now List 2021 honoring LGBTQ+ visionaries. Their work appears in numerous scholarly and community publications, and they have received many awards for their work, including from the Obama White House, the Society for Disability Studies, the American Association of People with Disabilities, the Washington Peace Center, the Disability Policy Consortium, and the National Council on Independent Living. Often, their most important work has no title, job description, or funding, and probably never will.

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  • 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 15 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 15 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 . The estimated speaking fee range to book Lydia X. Z. Brown for your event is $5,000 - $10,000. 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 Evelyn Hu-DeHart, Amanda Nguyen, Geena Rocero, Kelvin Yu and Simon Tam. 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 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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