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Advocacy & Disability: A Conversation with Dr. Nelle L. Richardson

Date: Tuesday, June 22, 2021
Time: 7:00 p.m. ET / 6:00 p.m. CT / 5:00 p.m. MT / 4:00 p.m. PT
Duration: 1 hour

RSVP: https://www.jfcsphilly.org/events/nellerichardson/

Join JFCS and RespectAbility for a free virtual event with Dr. Nelle L. Richardson. Dr. Nelle will speak on the intersectionality of race, gender, immigration, and disability, as well as her experience as a self-advocate. She will share her personal story of immigrating to the United States, pursuing an education despite a lack of support, living under systemic racism, and her successes as a woman of color with a disability.

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Dr. Nelle Richardson
Photo courtesy of Rick Giudotti, Positive Exposure 109

Dr. Nelle L. Richardson is an ordained pastor, motivational speaker, counselor, life coach, and self-advocate. She recently received a certification from Cornell University in Women in Leadership: Navigating the Double Bind. As a motivational speaker, Dr. Nelle addresses disability and racial bias. She was a key speaker for a UN 2021 Forum: An Untold Narrative: Immigrant Women with Disabilities.

For more information or assistance, contact Rivka Goldman at rgoldman@jfcsphilly.org or 267-256-2250.

Closed captioning and ASL interpretation provided.

Meet the Author

Eric Ascher

Eric Ascher is the Communications Associate for RespectAbility. He is responsible for supporting RespectAbility’s Vice President, Communications in developing and implementing advocacy efforts and communications of various types. Ascher manages RespectAbility’s social media channels, website and emails; organizes and develops webinars; and supervises Communications Fellows.

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