ACB Advocacy

  • ACB Advocacy Update for May 3, 2019

    • Posted on: 3 May 2019
    • By: ACBRadio

    On this episode of the ACB Advocacy Update Podcast, ACB staff members Clark Rachfal and Claire Stanley talk everything Amtrak. Topics covered include: the accessibility of the Amtrak website, app and phone system, staffed and unstaffed Amtrak stations, as well as accessibility planning for new Amtrak trains. More information about the American Council of the Blind, visit: www.acb.org.

    Key Words: 
    ACB, Advocacy, Blindness, Community
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  • ACB Advocacy Update for April 19, 2019

    • Posted on: 19 April 2019
    • By: ACBRadio

    On this week’s episode of the ACB Advocacy Update, ACB staff members Claire Stanley and Clark Rachfal interview Carol Tyson, an advocate from the Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund.
    The three discuss numerous advocacy issues surrounding transportation and the work many different advocacy organizations are doing to fight for greater access to transportation.

    Key Words: 
    ACB, Advocacy, Blindness, Community
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  • ACB Advocacy Update for April 19, 2019

    • Posted on: 19 April 2019
    • By: ACBRadio

    On this week’s episode of the ACB Advocacy Update, ACB staff members Claire Stanley and Clark Rachfal interview Carol Tyson, an advocate from the Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund.
    The three discuss numerous advocacy issues surrounding transportation and the work many different advocacy organizations are doing to fight for greater access to transportation.

    Key Words: 
    ACB, Advocacy, Blindness, Community
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  • ACB Advocacy Update for April 8, 2019

    • Posted on: 8 April 2019
    • By: ACBRadio

    Join Claire and Clark on this edition of the ACB Advocacy Update as they discuss the importance of audio description. They are also joined by Sheila Young, president of the Florida Council of the Blind, who talks about her experience submitting comments regarding audio description with the Federal Communications Commission.

    Key Words: 
    ACB, Advocacy, Blindness, Community
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  • ACB Advocacy Update for March 22, 2019

    • Posted on: 22 March 2019
    • By: ACBRadio

    This week on the ACB Advocacy Update, Claire Stanley and Clark Rachfal speak with Kelly Egan from Sprint about her experiences as a blind individual and also discuss the exciting accessibility endeavors that Sprint is currently working on.

    Key Words: 
    ACB, Advocacy, Blindness, Community
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  • ACB Advocacy Update for March 15, 2019

    • Posted on: 15 March 2019
    • By: ACBRadio

    Special guest Cory Kadlik joins Claire Stanley and Clark Rachfal on this week’s episode of the ACB Advocacy Update.
    Cory was a JPMorgan fellow scholarship recipient for our 2019 Leadership Meetings and is a member of the Next Generation committee.
    The three discuss Cory’s experience attending the President’s Meeting and Legislative Seminar in February.

    Key Words: 
    ACB, Advocacy, Blindness, Community
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  • ACB Advocacy Update for March 6, 2019

    • Posted on: 6 March 2019
    • By: ACBRadio

    This week on the ACB Advocacy Update, Claire Stanley, Clark Rachfal, and guest board member Katie Frederick recap the three imperatives ACB will be focusing on this coming year.
    The podcast also features Matt Handley’s phenomenal presentation from the Legislative Seminar.

    Key Words: 
    ACB, Advocacy, Blindness, Community
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  • ACB Advocacy Update for February 19, 2019

    • Posted on: 19 February 2019
    • By: ACBRadio

    This week on the ACB Advocacy Update, Claire Stanley speaks with ACB’s new Director of Advocacy and Governmental Affairs, Clark Rachfal, to learn more about him and what he will be doing at the national office.

    Key Words: 
    ACB, Advocacy, Blindness, Community
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  • ACB Advocacy for February 11, 2019

    • Posted on: 11 February 2019
    • By: ACBRadio

    On this week’s episode of the ACB Advocacy Update, Claire Stanley and Eric Bridges discuss this year’s leadership conference and legislative seminar. They also review the three imperatives that will be discussed at the seminar and brought to Congress by our ACB members.

    Key Words: 
    ACB, Advocacy, Blindness, Community, News
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  • ACB Advocacy for January 23, 2019

    • Posted on: 30 January 2019
    • By: ACBRadio

    This week on the ACB Advocacy Update, Claire Stanley and Margaux Joffe from Verizon Media will discuss the Disability Collection - a growing collection of stock photos that authentically portray people with disabilities in everyday life.
    To view the Disability Collection, visit www.thedisabilitycollection.com.

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    ACB, Advocacy, Blindness, Community
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