UNLV Able and Active (UNLV A&A) is a dedicated group of staff and faculty who are committed to advancing the principals of the Disability Rights Movement, namely equity, accessibility, and opportunity in employment, scholarship, to support a university-wide culture of excellence.
A & A encourages efforts to:
- Recruit, retain, and advance world class faculty and staff with lived experience of disability as self-advocates and allies.
- Engage in and support advocacy efforts that will increase knowledge, awareness, and acceptance of disability and diversity issues that impact the campus community.
- Ease the transition to campus life by creating an environment that emphasizes involvement, inclusion, and identification with our dimensionally diverse campus community.
- Promote open communication and strengthen relationships between UNLV, the Las Vegas community, and faculty and staff.