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Fighting for Visibility for Disabled Asian Americans
Three profile pictures of three Asian Americans in outdoor scenery. First, Megan Liang sitting outdoors at a restaurant with pizza in front of them; Jennifer Lee standing by a railing; Xuan Truing in a wheelchair in a green space.

Fighting for Visibility for Disabled Asian Americans

The AADI is creating a space for disabled Asian Americans to share their stories and be seen and heard in an ableist and anti-Asian society.

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Fight racist death row sentencing.

Pervis Payne, a Black man who was convicted for murder 33 years ago, will be executed in December, despite DNA evidence that could prove his innocence (CNN). While the execution of an intellectually disabled person is unconstitutional, the court didn’t recognize Payne’s disability at the time of his trial (Tennessean). The Innocence Project, a legal organization that works to exonerate the wrongfully convicted, is trying to stop Payne’s execution. As of today, “375 people in the United States have been exonerated by DNA testing, including 21 who served time on death row” (The Innocence Project).

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