June 2018

Reverend Calvin Peterson founded the Atlanta based organization Disabled in Action in 1986.  The mission of Disabled in Action is to advocate, educate and empower people with disabilities living in poverty, their families and caregivers, and with an emphasis on equity and inclusion.

In 2015 the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies at the University of Georgia established The Reverend Calvin Peterson and Disabled in Action Atlanta Collection.  The collection includes, correspondence, press releases, news clippings, brochures, flyers, ...read more