Author: Day Al-Mohamed

(#DIW Podcast) #Education, Loan Forgiveness, and #Disability (Or why we need S.2800 the Stop Taxing Death and Disability Act)

PriceofEducationStudentDebt

This is a Day in Washington #Disability #Policy Podcast. Audio File: (forthcoming) Hello and welcome to Day in Washington, your disability policy podcast. I’m your host Day Al-Mohamed working to make sure you stay informed.  Today, I want to talk…

(#DIW Podcast) Bradley Lomax – Revolutionary Black Nationalism and #Disability Power

Reposted from: www.leadonnetwork.com/wordpress This is a Day in Washington #Disability #Policy Podcast. Audio File: http://dayinwashington.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/3-BlackHistoryMonth-Bradley-Lomax-final.mp3 Bradley Lomax In the 1970’s Bradley Lomax was an Oakland resident and member of the Black Panther Party (BPP). He also had Multiple Sclerosis and used a wheelchair.…

(#DIW Podcast) Kathy D. Woods – Designer

Reposted from: www.leadonnetwork.com/wordpress This is a Day in Washington #Disability #Policy Podcast.  Audio File: http://dayinwashington.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/2-BlackHistoryMonth-Kathy-D-Woods-final.mp3 Although originally posted for Black History Month (February), Kathy D Woods is great for Women’s History Month (March) as well! Black #Disability (Making) History: Kathy D. Woods, Designer…

(#DIW Podcast) Cathay Williams – Female Buffalo Soldier

Reposted from: www.leadonnetwork.com/wordpress This is a Day in Washington #Disability #Policy Podcast. Audio File: http://dayinwashington.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/1-BlackHistoryMonth-Cathay-Williams-final.mp3 Although originally posted for Black History Month (February), Cathay Williams is great for Women’s History Month (March) as well! Cathay Williams (September 1844 – 1892) On…

(#DIW Podcast) The President’s Executive Order on Gun Violence and Mental Health

MH and Gun Violence

This is a Day in Washington #Disability #Policy Podcast. Audio File: http://dayinwashington.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Executive-Order-on-Gun-Violence-and-2.mp3  The President’s Executive Order on Gun Violence and Mental Health Hello and welcome to Day in Washington, your disability policy podcast. I’m your host, Day Al-Mohamed working to make sure you stay informed. Today,…

Sheltered Workshops – #Disability #Employment in Canada and the USA, and a few thoughts about Integrated Employment

Helena Jaczek, Canada’s Minister of Community and Social Services recently promised to end the sheltered workshop model. The focus is looking at restrictions on contracts made with providers and employment training centers (some who may be sheltered workshops and some who…

A Crip Led America #disability

Crip Led America

After much of the outright obnoxious behavior of Donald Trump towards a reporter with a disability, there has been, quite rightfully, anger from the disability community. I say anger because rage, disgust, fury, etc. will quickly move me to extreme language…and…

(#DIW Podcast) Ban the Box: Good for People with Disabilities? And a few of my thoughts people with #disabilities in the #criminal #justice system

The blog quoted below is a repost from the Department of Labor’s blog that was posted on November 9, 2016. I wrote it to highlight some great work being done by the Integrated Recovery Network as a part of the Add…