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Luca’s Casual Inclusion of Disability Creates a More Inclusive and Accepting Society

By Alex Howard / 2021-06-24
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Character art for Massimo, who only has one arm

Massimo in Luca

Los Angeles, June 24 – Disney/Pixar’s newest film Luca has tackled several areas of

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Cheryl L. Bedford, Founder of Women of Color Unite, Ignites a Spark to Uplift All

By Kiah Amara / 2021-06-24
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42 people with disabilities, an ASL interpreter and Cheryl Bedford in a zoom meeting together.Los Angeles, CA, June 24 – “You help the most marginalized person, everybody else rises,” Cheryl

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Alumni of RespectAbility’s Summer Lab for Entertainment Professionals Welcome Incoming 2021 Cohort With Advice and Conversation Around Inclusive Casting and Development

By Kelley Cape / 2021-06-24
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10 people with disabilities on a Zoom meeting together.Los Angeles, June 24 – The first day of this year’s Entertainment Lab for Professionals with Disabilities introduced the Summer 2021 cohort

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Best Buddies Jobs participants are encouraged to add new Best Buddies Affiliation tag to profile

By Drew Heinrich / 2021-06-18
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Inclusively is excited to announce our new partnership with Best Buddies International, the world’s largest organization dedicated

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All Riders: The Fight for Accessibility is a poignant look at the intersectionality of accessibility in NYC

By Kiah Amara / 2021-06-17
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New York City, June 17 – Primary elections are underway in NYC and New Yorkers are thinking hard about the issues that matter most to them. Accessibility and disability and social justice are at the forefront of many minds, which makes All Riders: The Fight for Accessibility a perfect

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Meet Cole & Charisma: The YouTube Influencers Shedding Light on Inter-Abled Relationships and Reshaping Views of Life with Spinal Cord Injury

By Tyler Hoog / 2021-06-14
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Los Angeles, CA, June 14 – When YouTuber and disability advocate Cole Sydnor decided to ask out the cute girl who worked at his physical therapy gym, he had no way of knowing that he was about to ask out his future wife. Nor did he

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Building an Equitable Recovery: RespectAbility Advises Washington’s Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board on Solutions for People with Disabilities

By Nelly Nieblas / 2021-06-10
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PowerPoint slide titled "Disability Statistics in Washington" with a photo of Governor Jay Inslee with RespectAbility team members

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Seattle, WA, June 10 –

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Krista Ramirez-Villatoro Wants to Create a More Accessible Athletic World

By Ava Rigelhaupt / 2021-06-10
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Krista Ramirez-Villatoro playing tennis. She is a wheelchair user.

Krista

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RespectAbility Congratulates Spring 2021 National Leadership Fellowship Graduates

By Eric Ascher / 2021-06-09
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Talented Young Leaders Are the Future of the Disability Rights Movement Black and white photos of 15 Spring 2021 RespectAbility Fellows

RespectAbility Spring 2021 Fellows

Rockville, MD, June 9 –

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Building an Equitable Recovery: RespectAbility Advises Maryland Governor’s Workforce Development Board (GWDB) on Solutions for People with Disabilities

By Philip Pauli / 2021-06-09
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Slide with disability statistics in Maryland and a photo of Governor Larry Hogan

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Annapolis, MD, June 9 – This week, the Maryland Governor’s Workforce Development Board (GWDB)

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