Ruth Lowenkron Remembers Curtis Brewer, Pioneer of NYC Disability Rights Movement

July 2, 2022

Disability Justice, News

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NYLPI’s Ruth Lowenkron, Director of Disability Justice, was quoted in a profile of the late Curtis Brewer for Disability History NYC. Curtis Brewer was an early pioneer of Disability Justice in New York City, utilizing his law degree to work on physical accessibility claims and social security benefits. Ruth Lowenkron worked in his offices shortly after graduating college:

“…There was a lot of mutual respect, and my two years with Curtis pretty much set the path for my legal career.”

Read the full PDF profile through our website.

Read an online version of the profile at Able News.

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