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Judith Heumann


Videos from the 2024 First-Year Experience® Conference are now available

We’re pleased to share videos from the 2024 First-Year Experience® Conference. Whether you weren’t able to join us at the conference or would simply like to hear the talks again, please take a moment to view the clips below.   Penguin Random House Author Breakfast Monday, February 19th, 7:15 – 8:45 am PST This event

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What Co-Writing Judy Heumann’s Memoir Taught Me

By: Kristen Joiner “So, you’ve been a feminist and worked in human rights your whole career?” Judy Heumann asked me the first time we met to discuss the possibility of writing her memoir. “Right.” “And you never knew disability was a civil rights issue?” Since I’d already owned up to this, I nodded again. “So,

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Beacon Author and “Badass” Disability Rights Activist Judith Heumann Dies at 75

It is with great sadness that we acknowledge the death of the acclaimed Disability Rights activist and author, Judith Heumann. Ms. Heumann died Saturday, March 4th in Washington DC after a brief hospitalization. She was 75 years old. Long before she became an international leader of the Disability Rights movement, with many of her US

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Register for the Penguin Random House 2021 Common Reading Virtual Author Event!

Penguin Random House Common Reading Virtual Author Events  November 11th, 2021 Click Here to RSVP Penguin Random House Education would like to invite you to attend our Fall Virtual Author Event for Common Reading, which will take place on November 11th, 2021, from 1-2 pm ET (10am-11am PDT) featuring live presentations by Michael Sayman, US Senator

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