The facility has features designed for students with disabilities, non-gender-conforming students and others who want more privacy in the locker room.
Service providers from Easy Does It, which works with Berkeley residents in wheelchairs, recalled the harrowing morning.
'Hale' is a new short documentary film about Hale Zukas, diagnosed with cerebral palsy as a child, who helped make Berkeley the birthplace of the disability rights movement.
Berkeley residents with disabilities, including an increasing number of homeless people, rely on Easy Does It's emergency services, including its unusual wheelchair repair program.
Disability rights attorneys have sued BUSD, contending that the district fails to accommodate students with reading disorders.
On Ed Roberts Day, we talk to his mother, Zona Roberts, a fierce advocate for her son as well as disability rights more broadly.