Rockville, Maryland, April 12 – “Nine years ago this week.” For Dana Marlowe and her staff at Accessibility Partners, those five words are cause for celebration. Over the past nine years, Accessibility Partners has advised clients big and small, in the government and in the private sector. The Kennedy Center, the U.S. Department of Labor, [click to continue...]
Clarence Page is a highly accomplished journalist. He is a Pulitzer-winning syndicated columnist for the Tribune network, a member of the Chicago Tribune’s editorial board, a regular contributor to The News Hour with Jim Lehrer and has appeared on The McLaughlin Group, NBC’s The Chris Matthews Show, ABC’s Nightline and BET’s Lead Story. He is also an African American who identifies as [click to continue...]
Eric Ascher joined RespectAbility because he is passionate about challenging the stigmas that people with disabilities face. A graduate from Goucher College, he has experience with website design, video editing, writing blog posts and research projects.
Dionne Joseph was born with a visible hip condition called Hip Dysplasia and has learning disabilities as well. She managed RespectAbility’s Facebook account and helped with the #PwDsVote Questionnaires.
Cara Liebowitz managed RespectAbility’s Facebook page and contributed to its Twitter account. She holds a Master’s Degree in Disability Studies from the CUNY School of Professional Studies.
Bonni Berger worked as an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Specialist in the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. She holds a Masters Degree in Linguistics.
Christina Sturgeon pitched RespectAbility’s work on criminal justice reform to staffers on Capitol Hill. She also assisted with research and writing of LOIs and proposals to foundations as well as building lists.
Ming Canaday pursued a certificate at the City University of New York in Disability Studies to better advocate for individuals with disabilities. She interned at Justice for All, a disability advocacy organization in China.
Fighting stigmas around people with cognitive and physical differences is of the utmost importance to David Richman. He attained his Bachelors of Arts in English at The University of Maryland-College Park.
Adam Rothstein graduated from Towson University in May 2016 with a bachelors degree in economics and a minor in business. He wants to help people with and without disabilities be financially ready for the future.