- Watch the webinar on YouTube with live embedded captions
- Read the webinar transcript
- Download the slide deck as a PDF or as an accessible PowerPoint (Note: formatting for PowerPoint presentations vary when opened, and may compromise their aesthetic integrity)
About Our Speakers
Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi is the President of RespectAbility. She regularly works with disability organizations, national, state and local policy leaders, workforce development professionals, media, employers, philanthropists, celebrities and faith-based organizations in order to expand opportunities for people with disabilities. Ms. Laszlo Mizrahi has submitted testimony on employment for people with disabilities in all fifty states and at the Federal level.
Ms. Laszlo Mizrahi co-presented during the webinar panel, “Adding the ‘D’ to Diversity: Enabling Foundations, Nonprofits and Partners to Include People with Disabilities.” She opened the panel and delivered Best Practices and related statistics from RespectAbility’s recent polls and studies.
Candace Cable was a Public Policy/Employment Fellow in RespectAbility’s National Leadership Program for Spring of 2019, and is now the California Workforce Program Manager at RespectAbility. Ms. Cable’s involvement in sports after a spinal cord injury in 1975 at the age of 21 gave her renewed health, the ability to socially re-engage and a purpose in life. After her 27-year Paralympic athletic career, she uses this platform to effect positive global cohesive change for people with disabilities through her disability education training, consulting, writing, volunteering and speaking.
Ms. Cable co-presented during the webinar panel, sharing her lived experience as one with an acquired disability, and Best Practices on Disability Etiquette and how to become an effective Inclusionist.
Tatiana Lee was a Communications Fellow at RespectAbility’s National Leadership Program for Spring 2019, and is now a Hollywood Inclusionist at RespectAbility. Ms. Lee came to this leadership program to gain better knowledge and skills to be a more effective advocate in Hollywood for disability inclusion. She wants to learn about RespectAbility’s culture to maintain the excellent track record for effectiveness it has in Hollywood. She hopes to help represent RespectAbility in Hollywood. Like RespectAbility, Ms. Lee has dedicated her life to fighting for inclusion of people with disabilities in all aspects of mass media.
Ms. Lee co-presented during the webinar panel, sharing her lived experience, her story as one born with a disability, and Best Practices on Disability Etiquette and how to become an effective Inclusionist.
This event was generously hosted by CUNY’s Guttman Community College.
For More Information On This Project
Contact Debbie Fink, Director of Community Outreach & Impact and the Project Director, at DebbieF@respectability.org
This project was made possible by the generous support of the New York Women’s Foundation (NYWF) and the Coca-Cola Foundation.