Haben featured on NPR

She Owes Her Activism To A Brave Mom, The ADA And Chocolate Cake To Haben Girma's grandmother, back in East Africa, it "seemed like magic." Her granddaughter, born deaf and blind, is a graduate of Harvard Law School and works as a civil rights attorney. It's easy to understand why the grandmother feels that way. [...]

August 13th, 2015|

White House Blog: My ADA Story: A Deafblind Lawyer Dismantling Digital Barriers

My ADA Story: A Deafblind Lawyer Dismantling Digital Barriers The President shared a moving story of how, in the years before Congress passed the ADA, his father-in-law -- who had multiple sclerosis -- would sometimes hold himself back because he didn't want his disability to inconvenience others. With that story, President Obama reminded Americans that [...]

August 13th, 2015|