Image Description: a photo of Vesper Moore a Brown, Hispanic, Mixed-Race, Indigenous person. They are wearing a black shirt with a stripe pattern, they are in front of an orange and peach circular pattern background.
Vesper Moore (VES-pur MOR), is an Indigenous political activist, leader, organizer, public speaker, and educator in the psychiatric survivor 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.
Vesper has brought the perspectives of mad, labeled "mentally ill", neurodivergent, disabled people, and survivors 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.