Meet our grantee:
Type of grant:Movement-led Pop Culture Narrative Strategies
RespectAbility is a disability-led nonprofit organization whose mission is to fight stigma and advance opportunities so people with disabilities can fully participate in all aspects of community. Working within the entertainment industry, RespectAbility works encourage diverse, authentic, and accurate portrayals of people with disabilities in news and entertainment media, as well as better hiring practices behind the camera. The Collaborative’s support will help RespectAbility increase staff capacity for their disability-led Hollywood story-consulting team, including the hiring of a full-time coordinator of their growing network of disabled experts working in writers rooms and with studio and network executives.