People First: In the Shadow of Fairview


More than forty years ago, a small group of Oregon teenagers with developmental disabilities helped launch a global self-advocacy movement. Residents of a state-run institution started holding regular meetings to support each other. Together they formed the organization People First. In 1974, the group’s inaugural meeting drew over 500 attendees. That conference is generally thought to be the beginning of the developmental disabilities self-advocacy movement. Today, People First is an international organization dedicated to supporting all people with disabilities.

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Title: People First: In the Shadow of Fairview

Type: Segment

Subject(s): Move to Include

Public Broadcasting Station or Institution: Oregon Public Broadcasting

Original Broadcast/Publish Date: 07/16/2020

Runtime: 00:05:47

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Language: English


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