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Shifting Attitudes and Making Change at St. Luke’s

By McKenzie Stribich / 2022-07-29
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McKenzie Stribich

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McKenzie Stribich

Over the last

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What Does the ADA Mean to Faith Communities in 2022?

By Shelly Christensen / 2022-07-22
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We invited the Hon. Steve Bartlett and Bobby Silverstein to share thoughts on the significance of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to faith communities in 2022. Both played key roles in this bipartisan legislation.

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Hon. Steve Bartlett

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Do Justice, Love Kindness, and Look Out the Window!

By Shelly Christensen / 2022-07-15
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What does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God. Micah 6:8. <img aria-describedby="caption-attachment-32830" data-attachment-id="32830" data-permalink="https://www.respectability.org/2022/07/ada-religious-exemption-jdp/landsberg/" data-orig-file="https://i0.wp.com/www.respectability.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/landsberg.jpeg?fit=244%2C284&ssl=1" data-orig-size="244,284" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="landsberg" data-image-description="" data-image-caption="<p>Rabbi Lynne Landsberg at the 2017 Tzedek dinner for the Religious Action Center

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32 Years After the ADA, People with Disabilities Still Are Left Behind in Faith Institutions

By Riccardo Ricciardi / 2022-07-15
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An African American woman in a wheelchair looking up a flight of stairsJuly is Disability Pride Month. It commemorates the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act

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Have You Seen The New Disability Pride Flag?

By Becca Block / 2022-07-15
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2021 Disability Pride Flag

The original disability pride flag, created by Ann Magill in 2019, underwent a makeover by Magill for accessibility purposes

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A Typical Day Living with Bipolar Disorder

By Riccardo Ricciardi / 2022-06-17
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Riccardo Ricciardi

How does a “typical day” consolidate with the daily reality of living with Bipolar Disorder? The answer is simple. There

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Stories Matter: JDP Introduction for June 17, 2022

By Shelly Christensen / 2022-06-17
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Shelly Christensen

The stories we tell of our unique lived experiences with disabilities and mental health conditions matter. It is a generous act

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The Promise & Limitations of Awareness

By Becca Block / 2022-05-27
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Becca Block

The month of May is Ehlers Danlos Syndrome Syndromes (EDS) and Hypermobility Spectrum Disorders (HSD) Awareness Month. Ehlers Danlos Syndromes

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Learning the Dignity of Risk from the Journey of the Omer

By Matan Koch / 2022-05-20
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Matan Koch

As I count the Omer, it is impossible not to think of the seven-week journey. For those of us that have

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Jewish Disability Perspectives Introduction for May 20

By Shelly Christensen / 2022-05-20
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Shelly Christensen

I’ve been counting the days since I embarked on my new journey at RespectAbility. Today is Day 20. Four whole weeks;

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