In February, Tzedek Box partnered with RespectAbility to focus on Disability Justice and Access. With hosts Dena Robinson and Darin Lim Yankowitz, attendees heard from leaders of RespectAbility, “a diverse, disability-led nonprofit that works to create systemic change in how society views and values people with disabilities, and that advances policies and practices that empower people with disabilities to have a better future.” RespectAbility also prioritizes accessibility in faith-based communities, with a particular focus on the Jewish community. Matan Koch, the Vice President for Workforce, Leadership, and Faith Programs was their featured guest, and Aaron Seglin was their musical guest..
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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.