Hezzy Smith

Hezzy Smith

Hezzy Smith is a trilingual attorney, a proud sibling, and the Harvard Law School Project on Disability’s (HPOD) Director of Advocacy Initiatives. Responsible for much of HPOD’s self-advocacy programming, he has worked closely with self-advocacy and disabled peoples' organizations both in the United States and abroad to advocate, research, and produce awareness-raising materials. His Spanish, English, and Bangla language materials have shaped disability rights strategic litigation and important decisions by national and regional courts, and his disability rights scholarship has appeared in collections published by Cambridge University Press and Oxford University Press, as well as both U.S. and international law reviews.