Michael interviews Holly and Julie about inclusive playgrounds. Holly describes what it took to build the first inclusive playground in her county. Julie discusses how she honors her late son through advocacy.
June 28, 2022
Holly and Michael talk with Karen Tamley, President and CEO of Access Living. They discuss Independent Living philosophy, and how Centers for Independent Living can help achieve healthcare goals.
May 31, 2022
Join Michael and Holly as they talk with Andy Imparato, Executive Director of Disability Rights California. Andy discusses pandemic-era healthcare resource rationing. They also go over ideas on how to address disparities in their communities.
April 26, 2022
From a change of CEO to restructuring the way our operations work, there's been some huge changes at GT Independence during 2021. (Not to mention, we launched a podcast!)
April 8, 2022
In this episode, hear from Judy Mark, President of Disability Voices United (DVU). Learn the basics of self-determination and the progress made in California.
March 29, 2022
Join Michael and Holly as they talk with the Honorable Tony Coelho, primary author of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Tony discusses his experience with the ADA in depth. The conversation covers the highs, lows, and progress yet to be made.
February 22, 2022
When faced with hardships, Tony Coelho found purpose through helping others. Join Michael and Holly in this discussion about how it all led to him authoring the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
February 15, 2022
Being diagnosed with epilepsy changed everything for Tony Coelho. He learned to find his voice, and became a voice for others in the process. Tune in to hear him tell Holly and Michael about the time he went off-script when meeting the Pope.
February 8, 2022
Tony Coelho talks about his upbringing and experience with epilepsy. From cattle farms to witch doctors, hear how his childhood helped shape civil rights in the United States.
February 1, 2022