Oral history interview of Fred Christian by Alyssa Vargas
In this interview, Fred Christian describes his experience being diagnosed with with Autism at age 43 and the struggles of living with undiagnosed disability and without healthcare for years.
He speaks about his activism for disability rights, healthcare, gun control, and housing. From this intersection of personal experience and advocacy work, Fred talks about barriers disabled people face with transportation and access to housing in Miami-Dade County. Fred’s describes the dire situation with housing unaffordability for the young generation in South Florida. He also discusses solutions, which would have to involve federal government.
Wealth gap, Housing, Impact, Disabled, Disability, Advocacy, Community, Gun violence, Housing, Homeownership, Florida International University, Catalyst Miami
Economic Policy | Public Policy | Social Justice
Christian, Fred and Vargas, Alyssa, "Fred Christian" (2022). Miami's Wealth Gap Collection. 8.
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