Elizabeth Grigsby

Elizabeth Grigsby works for the Golden Gate Regional Center and serves on the Mayor’s Disability Council advocating for people with disabilities. 

Nominator: “Liz has been working for the Golden Gate Regional Center as a Consumer Rights Advocate since 1995. Her philosophy is unique and inspiring: she strives to look at the individual served as a whole person. Their Disability comes second. She is all about helping Regional Center clients find and use their voice to determine how they want their life to be – not how somebody else wants it to be.”

Words in the top left corner: Elizabeth Grigsby Picture Taking. IMAGE: Three portraits of an African American woman drawn in black pen on cardboard, with added highlights on her clothes. The spaces between the portraits are filled with lists of dates
Elizabeth Grigsby by Daniel Green, pen and watercolor on board, 8 x 10 inches, 2019

IMAGE: Words in the top left corner: Elizabeth Grigsby Picture Taking. Three portraits of an African American woman drawn in black pen on cardboard, with added highlights on her clothes. The spaces between the portraits are filled with lists of dates

Daniel Green from Creativity Explored has an intense and playful fascination with American entertainment and popular culture. Working on wood, cardboard, and paper, he uses ink to draw figures from television, politics, sports, or history, and carefully lists dates, titles of shows, songs, cities, and names.