Bob interviews Sharon Gardner, Minister, disability advocate and entrepreneur. Sharon coordinated Justin W. Dart Jr and Yoshiko's 50 state tour(s) collecting stories of discrimination from people with disabilities. These stories were used by Congress to justify the passing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Bob interviews Alexia Kemerling, REV UP Coalitions Coordinator.
TOPIC: POWER The Disability Vote
REV UP is a program of AAPD. https://www.aapd.com/rev-up/
Disability Voting Rights Week
Bob interviews Lex Frieden, Director of the ILRU program at TIRR, Memorial Hermann.
Professor at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.
TOPIC: American Coalition of Citizens with Disabilities (ACCD)
713 520 0232
What We Have Done (Chapter 13)
Handicapping America: Barriers to Disabled People
Bob interviews Lauren Pongan, National Director Diverse Elders Coalition
Natl Asian Pacific Center on Aging
Natl Caucus and Center on Black Aging, Inc
Natl Hispanic Council on Aging
Natl Indian Council on Aging
SAGE - Advocacy and Services for LGBT Elders
Southeast Asia Resources Action Center
Bob interviews Mary Lou Breslin, Co Founder, former Executive Director and now Senior Analyst for the Disability Rights Education Defense Fund (DREDF)
Topic: History of DREDF; DREDF's role in the passage and implementation of disability rights legislation; Challenges in front of the disability rights community.