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Empowerment for Female College Students with Disabilities and Their Allies

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Webinar: Jewish Leadership for the Future

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This webinar featured a discussion with RespectAbility President Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi, Senior Advisor Matan Koch, and Executive Committee Board Member Vivian Bass about our exciting new initiative, Project Moses. Project Moses is dedicated to creating a leadership pipeline of Jews with Disabilities and preparing Jewish organizations to receive them. Only with authentic leadership with disabilities can the Jewish community truly become inclusive, and only by not closing itself off to the 20% of Jews with disabilities can the Jewish community find the leaders it needs to stay strong and vibrant in the 21st-century.

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Intersectional Empowerment for Women and Girls with Disabilities

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Special Event Invitation: VIP Conversations About the Future of People with Disabilities in the San Francisco Bay Area & Beyond

Text: Conversations on Disability Inclusion in San Francisco. Images of Tatiana Lee and Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi

You are invited to join RespectAbility on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018 at San Francisco’s One Up Restaurant at the Grand Hyatt Hotel for three back-to-back key conversations on disability inclusion. Our conveners and facilitators:

Tatiana Lee is an Inclusionist at RespectAbility, a nonprofit organization fighting stigmas and advancing opportunities for and with people with disabilities. Lee also is the voice behind “Accessible Hollywood,” where she highlights her journey as an actress, model and lifestyle influencer born with Spina Bifida. Today she is on the front lines of creating access and opportunities for people with disabilities.

Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi, president of RespectAbility, is a champion of the 1-in-5 people who have a physical, cognitive, sensory, mental health or other disability. Mizrahi has published more than a hundred articles on disability, met 1-1 with 46 of America’s governors and is especially passionate about people of color and English language learners with disabilities who face double discrimination. Dyslexic herself, she also knows what it means to parent a child with multiple disabilities. [continue reading…]

RespectAbility Holiday Party Sign-Up

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DATE: December 5, 2018
TIME: 4:00-6:00 PM ET
LOCATION: 11333 Woodglen Drive, #102, Rockville, MD 20852

Please join us for our holiday & thank you party for our supporters, partners and team! On behalf of our board, staff and Fellows, we hope you will celebrate with us during our open house on December 5th from 4:00 – 6:00 PM. It will be at our fully accessible office, 11133 Woodglen Drive, suite 102, Rockville, MD. This is near the White Flint metro (red line) and parking is available. Hors d’œuvres, desserts and drinks will be kosher and are on us! Amazing baked goods will be from Sunflower Bakery, which trains and employs people with disabilities.

If you would like to attend, please RSVP by filling out the form below.

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HQ: 11333 Woodglen Drive, #102, Rockville, MD 20852
West Coast: 350 S Bixel Street
Los Angeles CA 90017

Office Number: 202-517-6272


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