National Leadership Program, Spring 2015
Aaron Richmond was a Policy Apprentice with RespectAbility during Spring 2015. Richmond, who is blind, published a piece in e-Jewish Philanthropy about the importance of schools who want to do e-Jewish learning having accessible websites with screen reading software.
Richmond has a history of using technology to help other people with vision disabilities. He spent previous summers teaching technology to blind teenagers at a camp in Maryland and teaching speech software for the blind in St. Lucia. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from Goucher College. An avid traveler, Richmond spent a semester abroad at the University of East Anglia in the United Kingdom. After college, he spent a month in France studying French and appreciating a new culture.
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ALL APPRENTICESHIP OPPORTUNITIES
- PUBLIC POLICY/EMPLOYMENT
- ENTERTAINMENT AND NEWS MEDIA
- NONPROFIT MANAGEMENT
- CIVIC ENGAGEMENT/COALITION BUILDING
- JEWISH INCLUSION
- APPRENTICESHIP FOR BLIND AND LOW-VISION LEADERS