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Now displaying: August, 2023
Aug 25, 2023

Bob interviews Ariana Aboulafia, Policy Counsel, Disability Rihts in Technology at the Center for Democracy & Technologgy, CDT and Henry Claypool, Disability Rights Adocate, served in the Clinton and Obama Administration and nowis a Disability Consultant.

Topic: "Centering Disability in Technology Policy   Joint Report released by AAPD and CDT

https://cdt.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/centering-disability-120821-1326-final.pdf

Center on Democracy & Technology

https://cdt.org/

American Association of People with Disabilities

https://www.aapd.com

 

TRANSCRIPT:

https://bff.justwork.io/

 

Aug 19, 2023

Bob interviews Sue Swenson, President Inclusion International.  Sue served in the Clinton and Obama Administrations and is a former Executive Director of The Arc of the US.

Topic: Right to live in the Community

CONTACT INFORMATION:

sue.swenson@inclusion-international.org

RESOURCES:

Inclusion International

https://inclusion-international.org/

International Disability Alliance

https://www.internationaldisabilityalliance.org/

Listen, Include, Respect

https://www.listenincluderespect.com/

Pitchfork Approach to Social Change

https://freeourpeople.net/disabilityorganizing101andbeyond/?page_id=54

 

TRANSCRIPT:

https://bff.justwork.io/

 

Aug 11, 2023

Bob interviews John Kemp, President and CEO of The Lakeshore Foundation.  John has many acheivements in the corporate and non-profit world.

CONTACT INFO:

JohnK@lakeshore.org

205 313 7441

RESOURCES:

Lakeshore Foundation

https://g.co/kgs/xgzBms

AstroAccess

https://astroaccess.org/

 

TRANSCRIPTION:

https://bff.justwork.io/

  

Aug 3, 2023

Bob interviews Paul Marchand, Former Disability Policy Advocate working with The Arc and UCP advvocating for community integration policies for people with cognitive disabilities.  Paul led the Disability Policy Collaborative and the Consortium of Citizens with Disabilities for many years.  Paul retired in 2011.

CONTACT INFO:  pmarchand@comcast.net

RESOURCES:

https://thearc.org/

https://www.c-c-d.org/index.php

TRANSCRIPT:

https://bff.justwork.io/

 

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