Interdependence Is The Key To Liberation and Justice For Disabled People
Date: April 26, 2023
About the Speaker
Dom Kelly is the Founder, President & CEO of New Disabled South, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, and New Disabled South Rising, its 501(c)(4) arm. He previously served as founding staff on Stacey Abrams’ campaign for governor of Georgia, both as Georgia Fundraising Director and the Senior Advisor for Disability. Prior to that, he was Senior Fundraising Manager and a Strategic Advisor for Disability at Fair Fight Action, the voting rights organization founded by Stacey Abrams. He received a Master of Science in Nonprofit Leadership degree from the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Social Policy and Practice where he also received the Excellence in Social Impact award. Additionally, he holds a bachelor’s degree in music production, a master’s degree in journalism, an executive certificate in social impact strategy, and a graduate certificate in interdisciplinary disability studies. He was a 2021 New Leaders Council fellow, serves as a board member for The Kelsey, Society for Disability Studies, Neighborhood Access, and University of Pennsylvania’s Nonprofit Leadership Alumni Association, and is a member of the NationSwell Council.
- The President’s Commission on Disability Issues (PCDI), University of Maryland
- Maryland Developmental Disability Council (MDDC)
Disclaimer: This Summit was supported, in part by grant number CFDA 93.630, from the U.S. Administration for Community Living, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C. 20201. Grantees undertaking projects with government sponsorship are encouraged to express freely their findings and conclusions. Points of view or opinions do not, therefore, necessarily represent official ACL policy.
- The Graduate School’s Office of Graduate Diversity and Inclusion (OGDI), University of Maryland