Peter Mendoza on participating in the 504 protests as a child
In this oral history interview, Peter Mendoza recounts experiencing the 504 protests as a child, and the impact they have on his political consciousness and understanding of accessibility today.
- 1970s; San Francisco Bay Area
- Spring 2014
- Paul K. Longmore Institute on Disability
Ken Stein on the Section 504 protests Didi Roberts on the experience of being in the Bay Area shortly after 504 Disability Rights activist Barry Ryan on the 1977 Section 504 Occupation Ralf Hotchkiss on traveling while disabled and the experience and effects of 504 Disabiltiy Rights activist Anthony Tusler on his experience picketing outside the Section 504 protests Maureen Fitzgerald on the experience of being a 504 protester and non-disabled ally Disability Rights activist Kitty Cone on the 1977 Section 504 Occupation Tom Rickert on community and infrastructural organizing during 504 Arlene Mayerson on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the legal implications of the Section 504 protests Activist Ron Washington on the Section 504 protests and Civil Rights Disability Rights activist Jim Engvall on his experience as a 1977 Section 504 Occupation protestor Disability Rights activist Mary Lou Breslin on her participation in the Section 504 protests Disability Rights Activist Bonnie Regina on the 1977 Section 504 Occupation and her experience as a student with disabilities at San Francisco State University Disability Rights activist Beverly Bertaina on the 1977 Section 504 Occupation and being the mother of a disabled child Disability Activist Judy Heumann on being one of the key leaders of the Section 504 Protest Paul Grossman, disability law professor, on 504 and passing Section 504 Disability Rights activist Deborah (Norling) Armstrong on her involvement in the 1977 Section 504 Occupation and the enforcement of 504 after the Rehabilitation Act was passed Kathy Cranmer (Swami Suddhananda) on the experience of being a 504 protester Disability rights activist Bruce Oka on the 1977 Section 504 Occupation Disability Rights Activist Eddie Jauregui recalls his involvement in the 1977 Section 504 Occupation as a deaf protester