What We Do

Tangata Group provides education, lectures, and training to international and domestic communities, with the goal of co-creating opportunities for people with disabilities to advocate for their rights under the law.

TG provides:

  • Consultant services on domestic and international issues related to disability and human rights including:

  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

  • United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD)

  • Program assessment

  • Data analysis

Research services related to:

  • Qualitative research

  • Community-based participatory research approaches

  • Action research

  • Decolonizing and indigenous methodologies

Interdisciplinary collaborations focused on:

  • Disability rights

  • Human rights

  • Inclusive education

  • Access to justice

  • Grant writing

Job Opportunities 

Access & Inclusion Officer (Justice)

Belfast, Northern Ireland

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 Dr. Schwartz with Loan Luu Thi Anh, director of the Disability Research Foundation in Ho Chi Minh City (right) and Nguyen Thanh Tung, law student (left).

Dr. Schwartz with Loan Luu Thi Anh, director of the Disability Research Foundation in Ho Chi Minh City (right) and Nguyen Thanh Tung, law student (left).

 Dr. Schwartz with Loan Luu Thi Anh, director of the Disability Research Foundation in Ho Chi Minh City

Dr. Schwartz with Loan Luu Thi Anh, director of the Disability Research Foundation in Ho Chi Minh City

 Monu Chhetri, a Deaf Nepali advocate for Deaf refugees in Syracuse and elsewhere, with Dr. Schwartz, outside the United Nations, getting ready to attend the Conference of State Parties to the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in New York, June 2018.

Monu Chhetri, a Deaf Nepali advocate for Deaf refugees in Syracuse and elsewhere, with Dr. Schwartz, outside the United Nations, getting ready to attend the Conference of State Parties to the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in New York, June 2018.