Maria Palacios: Acknowledging the pain. Taking back our power.
Join activist Maria R. Palacios as she poetically narrates the love and the power of disabled people in the midst of ableist oppression.
Maria R. Palacios is a polio survivor, disability activist, feminist poet, writer, and artist whose creative expression is one of the tools and weapons of her activism. She believes that art itself can narrate the story of our collective struggle. Maria’s work includes various genres of art ranging from published written collections of rebellious poetic story telling, to passionate spoken word and sarcastic illustrations of disability themed cartoons aimed at calling out ableism. In the artistic world, Maria R. Palacios is known as the Goddess on Wheels.