Bob interviews Kimberly Tissot, President and CEO ABLE-South Carolina
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bob interviews Bill Gaventa who is a Speaker, Trainer, Consultant in Faith and Disability.
He is Founder and Director Emeritus of the INSTITUTE ON THEOLOGY AND DISABILITY. https://faithanddisability.org/institute-on-theology-and-disability/
He is author of "DISABILITY AND SPIRITUALITY: RECOVERING WHOLENESS https://www.baylorpress.com/9781481309400/disability-and-spirituality/
Bob interviews Michael Gamel-McCormick, U.S. Senate Disability Policy Director
TOPIC: The Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Relief Act of 2023;
Potential effects of government shutdown;
202 224 4193
Bob interviews Jill Jacobs, Commisioner of the Administration on Disabilities at the Administration for Community Living, ACL and Jennifer Johnson Deputy Director of the Administration on Disabilities at ACL.
TOPIC: Programs, policies and how Adm on Disabilities works with grassroots
Bob Kafka interviews Dennis Borel, Executive Director of the Coalition of Texans with Disabilities (CTD) for 23 years. CTD founded in 1978 is one of the oldest state cross disability coalitions in the United States.
TOPIC: 20th Anniversary Team Everest: A Himalayan Journey 2003 (Organized by CTD)
Bob Kafka host of Barrier Free Futures KSFR 101.1 Santa Fe, NM interviews Darcy Milburn, Director of Social Security and Healthcare Policy at The Arc of the US.
TOPIC: SSI Savings Penalty Elimination Act
CONTACT: The Arc of the US https://thearc.org
RESOURCE: SSI Savings Penalyt Elimination Act
Bob Kafka host of Barrier Free Futures KSFR 101.1 Santa Fe, NM, interviews Scott Cooper, Director of "IT's OUR STORY". Scott is currently working with the DISABILITY HISTORY AND CULTURE COLLABORATIVE (DHCC)
202 340 2575
DISABILITY RIGHTS MUSEUM - GOOGLE GROUP
Bob interviews two long time National ADAPT activists, Nancy Salandra and Mike Oxford.
Nancy recently retired as an Independent Living Specialists Liberty Resources Philadelphia.
Mike is involved with the Community Living Policy Center/Brandeis and Partnership for Inclusive Disaster Strategies.
TOPIC: 20th Anniversary of the ADAPT FREE OUR PEOPLE March 144 miles Phila to DC
CONTACT INFORMATION: www.NationalADAPT.org
RESOURCES: 2003 FREE OUR PEOPLE March
ADAPT Museum Collection
Bob interviews Day-Al Mohamed, Human/Disability Rights Advocate, Author, Filmmaker/Director and Disability Policy Expert.
Lift Me UP - Tribute to Judy Heumann
Kitty O'Neil - American Masters/PBS
Bob interviews Teresa Nguyen, Director of the Community Living Equity Center, The Lurie Institute for Disability Policy at Brandeis University.
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
Center on Democracy & Technology
American Association of People with Disabilities
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
International Disability Alliance
Listen, Include, Respect
Pitchfork Approach to Social Change
Bob interviews John Kemp, President and CEO of The Lakeshore Foundation. John has many acheivements in the corporate and non-profit world.
205 313 7441
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: email@example.com
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.
Bob interviews Mike Oxford, ADAPT Activist, Independent Living Advocate, Interim Ex Dir Atlantis Community Inc Denver, Disability Rights and Services Consultant.
Topic: Olmstead Decision: Getting and Keeping People Out of Nursing Facilities and other Institutions
785 224 3865
Bob interviews Mark Johnson, long time ADAPT activist, Connector, Author and new Granddaddy.
Topics: ( Names may change)
Campaign for Disability Justice and Freedom;
Disability Justice and Freedom Caravan;
Friends of Disability Justice, History and Culture.
Bob interviews Dan Kessler, Interim Executive Director, Association of Programs for Rural Independent Living (APRIL)
Bob interviews Anita Cameron, long time Disability Justice Activist with ADAPT and other disability rights organizations. She is Director of Minority Outreach for NOT DEAD YET. www.notdeadyet.org
Contact Anita: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Bob interviews Misty Dion and Tom Earle, CIL CEO's on the intersection of the Supreme Court's Olmstead Decision, CIL's 5th Core Service, eliminating the institutional bias and abuses of state's guardianship laws.
Misty and Tom were instrumental in the creation of LIBERATORS FOR JUSTICE a grassroots organization commited to the elimination of guardianship abuses and promoting alternatives to guardianship.
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Bob interviews Alan Holdsworth, Director of Disability Equality in Education. Topic; Disability Inclusive Curriculum
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