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The Delovely podcast features conversations with people who are creative, curious and committed in finding ways to build whole communities where diversity and inclusion is celebrated.

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The Delovely podcast features conversations with people who are creative, curious and committed in finding ways to build whole communities where diversity and inclusion is celebrated.

    On the Air with Lawrence Seiler

    On the Air with Lawrence Seiler

    Lawrence Seiler joined us recently to talk about the television show that he and his wife Arlene produce called Abled and On Air. They created it in association with ORCA Media. We learn about his journey as a journalist, relocating from Brooklyn NY to Montpelier VT and the help that he received along with way from nonprofits and friends.

    • 32 min
    Straight to the Point with Monica Hutt

    Straight to the Point with Monica Hutt

    Monica Hutt, the person appointed by the Governor to serve as the Commission for the Department of Disabilities, Aging and Independent Living, spent some time with us recently to take a look back at 2019 to admire the accomplishments and then contemplate the projects that lay ahead in 2020. You’ll be impressed with the sharp focus and determination of this insightful leader.

    • 19 min
    Four Questions with Kirsten Murphy

    Four Questions with Kirsten Murphy

    The DD Act has had a tremendous impact on the course of civil rights in the United States. Programs authorized through this legislation conduct important research,bring the latest knowledge and resources to those who can put it to the best use, and also advance advocacy. In this episode we explore the work of DD Councils. Find yours at the NACDD website. We were pleased to spend time with Kirsten Murphy from the Vermont DD Council. We love "Keeping the Promise" ( https://tinyurl.com/uacxmt7 )

    • 39 min
    All Rights Considered with Liz Weintraub

    All Rights Considered with Liz Weintraub

    Liz is Senior Advocacy Specialist with the Association of University Centers on Disability (AUCD) and host of the series "Tuesdays with Liz" where she interviews people involved in policy making and advocacy to educate grassroots leaders about policy issues. She worked with the office of Senator Casey of Pennsylvania on his Aging Committee staff and was appointed by President Obama to serve on the President's Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities.

    • 34 min
    Getting the Job Done with Jen Cook

    Getting the Job Done with Jen Cook

    We talk with Jen Cook of Workforce Solutions about her success in helping people get jobs or, as she says, “changing communities one workplace at a time”. She uses a number of Person Centered Thinking skills including a One Page Description, Communication Chart and Sorting Important TO and Important FOR to create balance. Workforce Solutions contact information is email: j.cookworkforce@gmail.com , phone: 603-660-2655

    • 30 min
    Getting to Work with Nicole LeBlanc

    Getting to Work with Nicole LeBlanc

    We speak with Nicole LeBlanc about her work with the National Center for the Advancement of Person Centered Practices and the state of Maryland. She is also a former SARTAC Fellow. She tells us about her Toolkit for Employment which is available as a document and through an in-person training that she offers. We also learn about current issues for advocates.

    • 19 min

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