Rockville, Maryland, Oct. 31 – Having the opportunity to work on Capitol Hill can seem like a prestigious honor that is out of reach for many, especially those who are part of minority groups such as members of the disabled community. However, the Senate Diversity Initiative (SDI) is working to ensure that congressional office staff [click to continue...]
Zackary Tamimi hopes to work to change perceptions of people with autism and other disabilities. His long term goal is to continue advancing a career in political communications.
Marisa Rafsky was selected as a Youth in International Development & Foreign Affairs intern by the U.S. International Council on Disabilities. She is fluent in English and American Sign Language and also has studied Israeli Sign Language.