Joanna talks about her experiences as a disabled person in an ableist society and how connection is the key to understanding global social problems.
Joanna Lucy Frith is a 28-year- old from York that has been back and fourth to Calais refugee camp and works for United Rescue Aid, an NGO which helps refugees cross the sea safely. She set up "The Agape Project" that connects people to refugees, helping news and information flow in both directions. Joanna plans to continue this work and encourages organisations to give chances to individuals from all abilities to serve the community through voluntary work.
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx