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Oct 16, 2021

Guest Jessica Lehman, Ex Director at Senior and Disability Action * Convener of Disability Organizers Forum discusses the evolution of direct action and activism in the disability rights movement.

 

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Oct 9, 2021

Guest:  Emily Ladau author of Demystifying Disability: What to Know, What to Say, and How to be an Ally.

 

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Oct 2, 2021

Guest Reyma McCoy McDeid, Executive Director of the National Council On Independent Living. http://www.reyma.org/

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Sep 25, 2021

Host Bob Kafka and guest Michael Gamel-McCormick, Director of Disability Policy for Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA), discuss the Build Back Better Plan, the Better Care, Better Jobs Act, and eliminating institutional bias.

Sep 18, 2021

Helena Berger, Executive Director and Co-coordinator of REV UP Virginia discusses voting, voting rights, the importance of the disability vote, and the upcoming elections.

Sep 11, 2021

Guest James LeBrecht, sound designer, disability rights activist, and co-director and co-producer of "Crip Camp."

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Sep 4, 2021

Disability Rights Activist Mike Oxford on Institutional Bias 

Aug 28, 2021
Guest Katy Neas, Acting Assistant Secretary of the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS)
 
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Aug 21, 2021
Guest:  Julie Oliver, Executive Director, Register2Vote.org
 
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Aug 14, 2021

Guest Stephanie Thomas, curator of ADAPT Museum.

 

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Aug 7, 2021

This week's guest is Emily Voorde Associate Director in the White House Office of Public Engagement.

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Jul 24, 2021
Guest:  Ralph Neas, Civil/Disability Rights Leader,  Senior Counsel on Voting Rights to The Century Foundation.
 
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Jul 17, 2021
Guest Alison Barkoff, Principal Deputy Administrator, Acting Administrator, Acting Assistant Secretary for Aging
HHS/Administration on Community Living

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Jul 3, 2021

Guests are Allie Cannington and Isaac Haney Owens, team members at The Kelsey, an organization pioneering disability-forward housing.

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Jun 26, 2021

Guest is Ron Bassman, Executive Director of Mind Freedom.  

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Jun 19, 2021

This week's guest is Jennifer Mathis, Director of Policy and Legal Advocacy at Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law.

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Jun 12, 2021
Guests Alan (Johnny) Holdsworth and Viki Landers discuss Disability Pride.
 
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Jun 5, 2021

Guests Tari Hartman Squire and Danny Woodburn

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Jun 1, 2021
Matt Salo, Executive Director National Association of Medicaid Directors.
 
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May 24, 2021

Joe Shapiro, correspondent for the Investigations Unit at NPR and author of the book No Pity.

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May 15, 2021
Maria Town, Executive Director American Assn of People with Disabilities (AAPD).
 
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May 8, 2021

Guest Beto O'Rourke, former congressman from Texas and founder of the voting empowerment group Powered By People.

 

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May 1, 2021
Dom Kelly, Founder Fair Fight Action's Disability Council
 
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Apr 25, 2021

Guest Bill Henning, Executive Director of the Boston Center on Independent Living.

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Apr 17, 2021
Former President Self Advocates Becoming Empowered (SABE)
 
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