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Now displaying: December, 2023
Dec 22, 2023

Bob interviews:

Allison C. Carey - Professor in Dept of Sociology and Anthropology at Shippenburg University;

Pamela Block - Professor of Anthropology at Western University in London, Ontario, Canada;

Richard K. Scotch - Professor of Sociology and Public Policy at Univ of Texas at Dallas

TOPIC:

ALLIES and OBSTACLES - Disability Activism and Parents of Children w/Disabilities

Contact Information:

Allison - ACCare@ship.edu

Pamela - pblock@uwo.ca

Richard - Richard.Scotch@utdallas.edu

Temple University Press - https://tupress.temple.edu/books/allies-and-obstacles

 

TRANSCRIPT:  https://bff.justwork.io/

 

Dec 15, 2023

Bob interiews Erica McFadden, Director Office of Independent Living Programs

https://acl.gov/ils-programs

TOPIC: Independent Living Office: Programs and working with Independent Living advocates

CONTACT:.Erica.Mcfadden@acl.hhs.gov

 Resource: A History of the Independent Living Movement on YouTube

https://youtu.be/YjaUwQMsPYs?si=C46ldeb_rbKB9P4c

 

TRANSCRIPT: https://bff.justwork.io/

 

Dec 8, 2023

Bob interviews Janine Bertram, Disability Journalist, Activist and keen observer of the Independent Living Movement.

TOPICS: Remembering Evan Kemp;  Issues confronting the Independent Living Movement

CONTACT: janinebk@mac.com

RESOURCES: https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/local/1997/08/14/evan-j-kemp-jr-dies/8720e012-1c21-4646-baee-8873a8b2dc56/

https://issuu.com/faircountmedia/docs/ada25_complete_book/s/144842

 

TRANSCRIPT: https://bff.justwork.io/

 

Dec 1, 2023

Bob interviews Kimberly Tissot, President and CEO ABLE-South Carolina

https://www.able-sc.org/about-us/staff-board/kimberly-tissot/

 

TOPIC: Independent Living Centers: Past, Present, Future 

ACTION: A group called "Liberators for Justice" is developing a Call to Action focused on                           A Recommitment to IL Principles 

FOR INFORMATION:  ktissot@able-sc.org

 

TRANSCRIPT: https://bff.justwork.io/

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