Priya Ray had a spinal injury in 1999 and quickly learned how much she was never more marginalized as person with a disabilty than she was as person of color or a woman. It encouraged her to start the grassroots group DIYabled to inform people about disabilty and community.
Tylia Flores is a 24-year-old born with cerebral palsy. Although her condition has affected her mobility, it has never affected her will and determination to make a difference in the world. Through her many life challenges and obstacles, she discovered her passion for writing. Tylia’s goal in life is to share her stories with the world. In doing so, she hopes to help others with disabilities realize that they, too, have the potential to make their dreams come true.
Despite being born with Spina Bifida, John Wood entered and left the ring victorious. Born a complete miracle, he spent 45 days in a neonatal intensive care unit clinging to life as doctors tried to piece together his life expectancy. They said: 2 hours, He’s given them 25 and a half years !!!He is the author of 3 books, a disability advocate, a YouTuber, a podcaster, a church leader who teaches youth 12-17 years old. You can reach out to him through his Facebook page