National Leadership Program, Summer 2021
Kiah Amara (they/she) was an Entertainment Media Apprentice with RespectAbility’s National Leadership Program for Summer 2021. RespectAbility is a nonprofit organization fighting stigmas and advancing opportunities so that people with disabilities can fully participate in all aspects of community.
Based in NYC, Amara is a filmmaker, consultant, educator, producer, Production Accessibility Coordinator, and media industry activist. Their work focuses on identity, fluidity, commonality, misconception, and all things “deviant from normal” – stories from the Disability, LGBTQ+, and Underrepresented Gender Communities as well as Accessibility as a production need for all. [continue reading…]