• Dale Reid

    As co-counsel at the Maryland Disability Law Center, 2003 OSI Community Fellow Dale Reid represented a disabled veteran who had to pull himself and his wheelchair up five stairs in order to be able to vote. This action motivated Reid, a wheelchair user who was diagnosed with muscular dystrophy in 1970, to develop his fellowship—Baltimore […]

  • Leon Faruq

    Leon Faruq spent his childhood in and out of juvenile detention centers. By the time he was 23, he was incarcerated at the Maryland House of Correction in Jessup after being found guilty of first-degree murder — a crime he did not commit — and sentenced to life in prison. Twenty-seven years later he was […]