Famous and not-so-famous people with disabilities

  • A Black woman with a orange and brown swirly color tilts her head: April 19, 1964-January 9, 2023.

    LaTonya Reeves, Advocate for Community-Based Services

    From Colorado Developmental Disabilities Council On January 9, 2023, LaTonya S. Reeves died after a short illness. Governor Polis only recently appointed Ms. Reeves to the Colorado Developmental Disabilities Council…

  • On a BART train, a man with long hair and a helmet sits in a power wheelchair with two bags hanging on the handles.

    Hale Zukas – Disabled Advocate & Leader

    By Corbett O’Toole Hale Zukas, a pivotal leader on accessible public transportation, architectural barriers, data related to disability and personal assistance services, died this week. Hale did the grueling work…