Episodes 4-6 with Daphne Frias & Jarah Moesch
Daphne Frias & Jarah Moesch talk through climate change and disability design on this episode of Data Dialogues.
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In this Data Dialogue, we speak with Daphne Frias and Jarah Moesch!

Episodes 4, 5, and 6 released February 15, 2022

Episode 4. Climate Change is a Disabling Event

Disabled youth climate activist Daphne Frias has a lot to say about gatekeeping in the environmental movement, from the lack of information in Spanish to disabled communities' inability to access data about themselves. In this episode of Data Dialogues, Daphne and Angela discuss (in English) the importance of personal stories in bringing solutions to our problems.

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Episode 5. Interdependence for environmental justice design

Dr. Jarah Moesch & Angela reflect on the ways members of the disabled community leverage online spaces to participate in environmental justice efforts, respond to climate events, and participate in all parts of the design process.

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episode 6. Averaged-out data = averaged-out people

Together in their full dialogue with Angela, Daphne Frias & Jarah Moesch swap stories about disability-related air travel data (or lack thereof) and bemoan the way things break when you look for quick fixes, whether it comes to climate change, disability access, or data visualization.

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Daphne Frias (she/her) is a 24-year-old disabled youth organizer working on the intersections of gun violence prevention, the climate crisis, and disability justice. In 2019, Daphne was the official spokesperson for the Youth Climate Strikes. She's passionate about uplifting the voice of Gen Z in all areas of justice work.

Dr. Jarah Moesch (they/she) is an artist-scholar whose work explores issues of justice through the design, production, and acquisition of embodied knowledges. Jarah’s research incorporates queer crip theory, cultural studies, art, and design practices to develop new models for justice and to imagine new worlds.

Angela Eaton (she/her) is the Director of Data Inclusion at Open Environmental Data Project and host of Data Dialogues.