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Communities Against Rape and Abuse is founded.

Date: 2000

The Story of Disability Justice

The group is a Seattle-based response to movements against rape and sexual violence that emerged in the 1970s, and the resulting institutionalization of crisis centers.

Communities Against Rape and Abuse (CARA) focuses on survivor-led community organizing, and is grounded in a radical Feminist of Color and disability justice ethic.