A Conversation with Morna Murray Rockville, Md., Aug. 22 – Morna A. Murray became acquainted with the disability advocacy world through her journey of motherhood. She has two adult children, one of whom happens to have a developmental disability. “Being his mother has formed my work and helped develop my interest,” said Murray. For years, [click to continue...]
A Conversation with the Council on Foundation’s Floyd Mills Rockville, Md., Aug. 2 – Growing up, Floyd Mills, the vice president of diversity, equity and inclusion for the Council on Foundations, pictured his dream job in any field but diversity. Yet, Mills has been promoting workplace diversity and inclusion for the past two decades. Everyone’s [click to continue...]
Flynt is pursuing her bachelors degree from Mississippi State University, where she serves as the Diversity and Multicultural Affairs Chairman for Student Association Senate. She has advocated for other visually impaired students in a classroom.
Learning from Ron Drach, Combat Veteran Wounded in the Vietnam War Rockville, Md., June 26 – Earlier this month, the RespectAbility Fellows had the privilege of hearing from Ron Drach, a combat veteran wounded in the Vietnam War. Drach says he’s lucky to have survived his wounds. “If I could sum up the beginning of [click to continue...]