UC Access Now advocates for students with disabilities across UC campuses – Daily Bruin


By Emily MacInnis

Aug. 8, 2020 4:38 pm

In 2019, Megan Lynch hurt her hand parking her bike because the bike rack was not accessible. She brought the issue to her superiors, but they didn’t see the issue as a priority.

“I realized that if I approached any abled-led organization, it would go the same (way),” Lynch said.

Lynch, a UCLA alumna and UC Davis graduate student, founded UC Access Now to advocate both for herself and for other students with disabilities across the University of California. They are advocating for universal design, accessibility and inclusion.

“I sort of found myself in this position where I had to do this because nobody else was doing it,” she said. […]

Source: UC Access Now advocates for students with disabilities across UC campuses – Daily Bruin


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