Colin Killick (he/him/his) is the Executive Director of Disability Policy Consortium (DPC), a statewide civil rights advocacy and research organization run by and for people with disabilities. He first joined DPC as a community organizer in 2014, and became ED in 2019. He co-founded the Housing Advocacy Leadership Team (HALT), which since 2014 has successfully advocated to more than quadruple Massachusetts’ investment in affordable housing for people with disabilities, and led DPC’s successful efforts to overturn and replace Massachusetts’ discriminatory COVID-19 Crisis Standards of Care in 2020. He attended Harvard Kennedy School of Government, where he earned his Masters in Public Policy in 2018 and was awarded the school’s RFK Award for Public Service. He has motor dysgraphia, executive function disorder, and major depression, and credits the accommodations he received thanks to prior generations of disability rights advocates for being able to do this work.

Colin Killick is a 2022 grantee of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Community Research for Health Equity program, managed by AcademyHealth.

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