Alice Wong, an academic researcher and disability advocate from San Francisco, wanted to do something unique to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, so she created the Disability Visability Project. Her project, which documents personal stories from across the disability community, recently received a boost from StoryCorps, the largest oral history project in the nation.
StoryCorps is an organization that has recorded, preserved, and shared over 50,000 interviews of Americans from all walks of life. Since its inception in 2003, each story recorded by StoryCorps has been permanently preserved at the Library of Congress’ American Folklife Center for future generations. After learning that StoryCorps hadn’t previously