Chase Strangio

  • Hosted by Sylvia Rivera Law Project
  • Sponsored by Anonymous
  • Service location New York, New York
  • Law school Northeastern University School of Law
  • Issue area Disability Rights
  • Fellowship class year 2010
  • Program AmeriCorps Fellows Program, Design Your Own Fellowship

The Project

Chase’s project worked to address a gap in services and organizing for trans, gender non-conforming and intersex (TGNCI) people with psychiatric disabilities. Many TGNCI-friendly institutions fail to support the needs of people with psychiatric disabilities and institutions set up to provide support to people with psychiatric disabilities are not TGNCI-friendly. Through direct services, community education, policy work, and litigation, Chase worked to create sustainable coalitions with the disability justice movement and develop strategies to fill this gap.


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