Anita Cameron

Anita Cameron

Anita Cameron hails from Chicago, IL, and is the younger of twins. She holds degrees in Biology, and Computer Information Systems.

Drawing on her passion for social justice and change, she became involved in several movements, culminating in her introduction to the Disability Rights Movement.

In 1986, Anita joined ADAPT, a national, grassroots disability rights organization. In 25 years of involvement, she has risen to a position of national leadership. She helped to write a piece of national legislation that is in both houses of Congress, was invited to the White House on two occasions, has met three sitting U.S. Presidents and two Vice-Presidents, helped to organize a national March, and was published in a book by the late award-winning writer and historian, Howard Zinn.

Anita loves cats, computers, music, books, blogging, traveling, and collecting coins. She lives in Denver, CO.
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Disability rights activist and advocate for over twenty-six years, working on systems change in legislature, policies and practices that have adverse effects on people with disabilities.

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Human and civil rights aren t given. You must fight for them, and once achieved, fight to keep them!

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