He was instrumental in helping get the Ed Roberts Campus built.
Ed Roberts Campus
‘Never in our wildest dreams’: The documentary ‘Crip Camp’ nominated for an Oscar
‘Crip Camp’ shows how a summer camp in upstate New York galvanized a generation of activists and influenced Berkeley’s disability rights movement.
Berkeley tries grassroots methods to avoid ‘vaccine hunters,’ reach vulnerable groups
Churches and community organizations are helping with an equity-minded COVID-19 vaccine outreach.
Grandmother of disability-rights movement, Zona Roberts: ‘We will prevail’
On Ed Roberts Day, we talk to his mother, Zona Roberts, a fierce advocate for her son as well as disability rights more broadly.
Berkeley program offers tech tips, connections for seniors
Ivy Duncan, a student at the Center for Accessible Technology. Still from a short video about the senior program there by Alex Orlando and Misyrlena Egkolfopoulou. Scroll down to watch video Ivy Duncan, a student at the Center for Accessible Technology. Still from a short video about the senior program there by Alex Orlando and Misyrlena […]
The It List: Five things to do in Berkeley this weekend
The program for Berkeley’s third annual Black History Month Celebration Sunday at the Ed Roberts Campus includes a screening of Fair Legislation: The Byron Rumford Story BERKELEY BLACK HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATION Berkeley’s third annual Black History Month Celebration takes place Sunday, Feb. 28, 2-5 p.m. at the Ed Roberts Campus. The theme this year is “History Makers” and throughout […]
Spinal cord rehabilitation program opens in Berkeley
Trainer Steven Ogilvie helps Ahmed Al-kubaisi do some exercises at the BORP Fitness Studio at the Ed Roberts Campus. Photo: Hanna Miller By Hanna Miller Berkeley’s SCI-FIT gym isn’t a conventional workout space. Along with the usual exercise balls and aerobic step boards, it boasts a five-part integrative exercise program, including a functional electric stimulation bike […]
‘Patient No More’ show in Berkeley documents a historic disability rights protest
A segment of the sweeping mural at the Ed Roberts Campus, part of the ‘Patient No More’ exhibition. Photo: Fran Osborne A segment of the sweeping mural at the Ed Roberts Campus, part of the ‘Patient No More’ exhibition. Photo: Fran Osborne By Margit Stange “Patient No More: People with Disabilities Securing Civil Rights,” a […]
LifeLong Medical Care opens new clinic in South Berkeley
LifeLong Medical Care is having a grand opening Monday for its new clinic at the Ed Roberts Campus in South Berkeley. Photo: John Sutton Photography LifeLong Medical Care is having a grand opening Monday for its new clinic at the Ed Roberts Campus in South Berkeley. Photo: John Sutton Photography LifeLong Medical Care will hold a grand opening ceremony […]
Neighbors to hold Adeline Corridor meeting Saturday
More than 100 people attended an Adeline Corridor meeting in January. Photo: City of Berkeley More than 100 people attended an Adeline Corridor meeting in January. Photo: City of Berkeley Neighbors will meet Saturday morning at the South Berkeley Community Church to discuss the city’s plans to revitalize the Adeline Corridor. All are invited. Unlike prior meetings […]
Diversity in Berkeley raised as concern at Adeline session as planning process takes off
More than 100 people attended an Adeline Corridor planning meeting Jan. 31. Photo: City of Berkeley An estimated 120 people showed up to the South Berkeley Senior Center on a recent weekend to learn about a new planning process underway by the city to consider what could be big changes along the Adeline Corridor. The […]
Public meeting on Adeline Corridor on Saturday
Image: City of Berkeley Those interested in the future of Adeline Street in South Berkeley are invited to a meeting Saturday morning at the senior center on Ellis Street. The city of Berkeley received a $750,000 planning grant last year to look at transit improvements and other development issues along the Adeline Corridor, and Saturday […]