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Now displaying: April, 2024
Apr 27, 2024

Bob Kafka, host of Barrier Free Futures, interviews Nicole Jorwic, Chief of Advocacy and Campaigns, Caring Across Generations; Coordinator, Care Can't Wait Coalition.

Contact: nicole@caringacross.org

Resoures:  https://caringacross.org/

                 https://www.carecantwait.org/

 

Transcript:  https://bff.justwork.io/

Apr 20, 2024

Bob Kafka host of Barrier Free Futures interviews Diane Coleman, Founder, President and CEO of NOT DEAD YET - The Resistance.

Topic: Status of Assisted Suicide in the United States

Contact:   www.notdeadyet.org

                 dcoleman@notdeadyet.org

 

Resources: https://dredf.org/public-policy/assisted-suicide/key-objections-to-the-legalization-of-assisted-suicide/

https://www.cnn.com/2014/11/26/us/physician-assisted-suicide-fast-facts/index.html

 

Where Assisted Suicide is legal.

Oregon  Washington  Montana  Vermont  California  Colorado  Washington DC  Hawaii

New Jersey  Maine  New Mexico

 

Transcript:  https://bff.justwork.io/

 

 

 

Apr 13, 2024

Bob Kafka host of Barrier Free Futures interviews Rebecca Cokley, Program Officer for US Disability Rights, Ford Foundation.  Rebecca serves as Ford Foundation liaison to the President's Council for Disability Inclusion in Philanthrophy.

Topics: Growing Awareness of Funders of Disability Programs

Contact: https://www.fordfoundation.org/about/people/rebecca-cokley/

Resource: Disability & Philanthrophy Forum

https://disabilityphilanthrophy.org/

 

Transcript: https://bff.justwork.io/

 

 

Apr 6, 2024

Bob interviews Kelly Buckland, Disability Policy Advisor to Secretary of the Department of Transportation.

Topics:  Projects in Infastructure funding that include access for people with disabilities.  Using your wheelchair on airplanes.  Driverless cars for people with disabilities.

Contact: kelly.buckland@dot.gov

Transcript: https://bff.justwork.io/

 

 

 

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