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Jun 2, 2023

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: anitacameron007@gmail.com

 

For transcript of show:

https://bff.justwork.io/

 

May 26, 2023

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.

www.Liberators4Justice.org

 

For a transcript of this show

https://bff.justwork.io/  

May 20, 2023

Bob interviews Alan Holdsworth, Director of Disability Equality in Education.  Topic;  Disability Inclusive Curriculum

https://www.deanetwork.org/

https://www.disabilityequalityeducation.org/

https://www.media.pa.gov/Pages/Education-Details.aspx?newsid=1373

 

FOR TRANSCRIPT OF THIS INTERVIEW:

https://bff.justwork.io/

May 12, 2023

Bob interviews David Goldfarb on the effects of the debt ceiling fight on people with disabilities and older Americans. The Arc has developed a Debt Ceiling Advocacy Tool Kit.

For a transcript of this program visit https://bff.justwork.io/

 

May 7, 2023

Resources for implementation of the CARE Executive Order:

For transcription of this show  http://bff.justwork.io/

Apr 29, 2023

Bob interviews Allie Cannington, Senior Manager at The Kelsey, a disability forward housing organization.

Topic: The VITAL Act

 

Apr 27, 2023

Bob interviews Katherine Ott historian at the Smithsonian documenting the disability movement

Apr 17, 2023

This week, Bob interviews Erin Prangley, Policy Director of The National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities (NACDD).

For a transcript of this program, visit https://bff.justwork.io/

Apr 1, 2023

Dan Wilkens, Disability Advocate, Graphic Designer, humorist, storyeller and keen observer of the disability movement.

Mar 25, 2023

This week Bob interviews Barbara L. Lyons, Special Projects Coordinator of Patient's Rights Action Fund.

For a transcript of this program, visit https://bff.justwork.io/

Mar 20, 2023

Nancy Salandra, Co-Coordinator "Free Our People" March and ADAPT Activist

For a transcript of this program, visit https://bff.justwork.io/

Mar 11, 2023

This week Bob interviews Theo Braddy, Executive Director of The National Council on Independent LivingFor a transcript of this program, visit https://bff.justwork.io/

Mar 4, 2023

Dan McMillan, historian and author of How Could This Happen: Explaining the Holocaust

For a transcript of this program, visit https://bff.justwork.io/

Feb 28, 2023

Marshall Martinez, Executive Director of Equality New Mexico, the State LGBTQ Advocacy Organization.

Havens Levitt - LGBT Leader and activist for the LGBT Senior and Elders community in New Mexico.

For a transcript of this program, visit https://bff.justwork.io/

Feb 18, 2023

Bob interviews Elena hung, Executive Director and Co-founder of Little Lobbyists For a transcript of this program, click here

Feb 11, 2023

Richard Petty, ILRU Co-Director

Sandra Breitengross Bitter, ILRU Director of Training

For a transcript of this program, click here

Feb 4, 2023
Dom Kelly, Founder and CEO of New Disabled South.
 
Strategic Advisor for Disability at Fair Fight Action.

For a transcript of this program, click here

Jan 29, 2023
Ph.D. Candidate in Health Policy at Harvard University. 
 
Past Executive Director, Autistic Self Advocacy Network 
 
Served on the National Council on Disability during the Obama Admin.

For a transcript of this program, click here

Jan 23, 2023

Hank Hughes, Santa Fe County Commissioner for District 5 and recently retired Executive Director of the New Mexico Coalition to End Homelessness. He co-founded the Coalition in the year 2000 with other advocates and served as Executive Director from 2001 until 2023.

 

For a transcript of this program, click here

Jan 14, 2023
Dawn Russell, Disability Rights Activist, Board Member, Atlantis Community
 
Topic: Latonya Reeves Freedom Act
Institutional Bias
Disability Underground Railroad
 
For a transcript of this program, click here
Dec 31, 2022
Stephanie Thomas, Disability Rights Activist, Curator ADAPT Museum,
Author, Disability Organizing 101 and Beyond
 
https://freeourpeople.net/disabilityorganizing101andbeyond/

For a transcript of this program, click here

Dec 17, 2022
REV UP Georgia and Georgia ADAPT show the Power of working together.

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

For a transcript of this program, click here

 

 

Dec 10, 2022

In this episode, Bob is joined by Hoskie Benally Jr., the Community and Government Liaison for the Native American Disability Law Center.

You can learn more at https://nativedisabilitylaw.org/ 

For a transcript of this program, click here

Dec 3, 2022

In this episode, Bob brings on Thomas Earle, Executive Director of Liberty Resorces Inc. and Liberty Resources Home Choices, Lolita Owens of United Homecare Workers, and Lynn Wiedner, Consumer Directed Worker.

Visit Liberty Resources at https://www.liberty-resources.org/ 

For a transcript of this program, click here

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