Dyslexia Awareness: How Storytelling Brought the Fight out in Anna Willis-Collier

After telling her story on Stories from the Stage, storytelling coach Anna Willis-Collier shares more about coming up against intolerance encountered by people with dyslexia.

READ The Q&A | #DyslexiaAwarenessMonth

No Longer Invisible: The Disability Community During COVID-19

When the pandemic created alternative work environments globally, employees with disabilities, especially those with invisible disabilities like mental health conditions, are now being more widely recognized and accommodated within the workforce.

READ THE ARTICLE | #DisabilityAwarenessMonth

Deej

DEEJ is the story of DJ Savarese, a gifted, young writer and advocate for nonspeaking autistics. Once a “profoundly disabled” foster kid on a fast track to nowhere, DJ is now a first-year college student who insists on standing up for his peers: people who are dismissed as incompetent because they are neurologically diverse. Will Deej be able to find freedom for himself and others like himself?

WATCH AMERICA REFRAMED ONLINE OR ON THE PBS APP

The Latino Factor: Impact on Boston and Beyond

Did you know that if U.S. Latinos were a country, their GDP would be ranked seventh in the world? Latinos are the second-fastest growing population in the country over the past decade. Join award-winning journalist Jorge Quiroga and guests to discuss the impact of Latinos in America on voting, the political stage and in the workforce. Presented by GBH/WORLD Channel and the Latino Equity Fund.

REGISTER FOR THIS FREE EVENT | OCT 27 at 7P ET

FEATURES & HIGHLIGHTS

Our full line-up of programming this month covers topics from ability in the workplace to identity, including a new season of Stories from the Stage and our collection of Latinx stories. Explore more with our October Viewer’s Guide, adding new voices to the conversation around diversity during Global Diversity Awareness Month.

We continue to amplify the Latinx community with Hispanic Heritage Month films, featuring the premiere of America ReFramed’s FIVE YEARS NORTH and upcoming Oct. 27th panel discussion with award-winning veteran journalist Jorge Quiroga and guests about the impact of Latinos in America on the political stage and in the workforce.

Plus, explore a new slate of Discover Your World programming, offering science, history, culture, social justice and international news content every weekday from 2pm to 5pm ET for those who love learning. 



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