Vesper Moore

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About Vesper

Vesper Moore (VES-pur MOR), is an Indigenous political activist, leader, organizer, public speaker, and educator in the radical mental health and disability rights movements. Vesper concentrates on building social movements and public knowledge to facilitate and sustain systems change. They have supported the development of mental health organizations in different parts of the world and have fought to uplift civil rights in the United States. 

Vesper has brought the perspectives of disabled people and people with mental health challenges to national and international spaces with their advocacy. Vesper works with both the United States government and the United Nations in shaping strategies around trauma, intersectionality, and disability rights. They have been at the forefront of legislative reform to shift the societal paradigm surrounding mental health.

 A gray box with white text that reads  "Vesper is a nationally Acclaimed thought leader in the movement for people with psychiatric histories." - New York Association for Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services  "Vesper's leadership, activism, and expertise are shaping the future for people with disabilities." - The Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law  "We are so proud and grateful for the frontline work Vesper does to fight for people with disabilities." Bryan Stevenson, Founder and Executive Director Equal Justice Initiative