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Thank You, P.J. Locke!

December 4, 2020
We were thrilled to learn that Denver Broncos Safety P.J. Locke has chosen to represent the American Foundation for the Blind with the My Cause My Cleats initiative! My Cause My Cleats is an NFL program that allows players to use their platform by customizing their gameday cleats to raise awareness for causes they are passionate about, and in some cases, raising funds from the auction of the cleats. It means so much to me personally on several different levels. I suddenly became blind in…

Talking Disability Inclusion

September 9, 2019
Maria Town, AAPD, Fred Schroeder, NFB and WBU, Tyrone Giordano, CSD, Kelly Buckland, NCIL, Andy Imparato, AUCD, Amir Rahimi, AFB, Crosby Cromwell, Flexability, Caroline Casey from Valuable 500, Hamza Wazeery, a Mandela Fellow at NCIL, Debra Ruh from Ruh Global, Teresa Danso-Danquah from Disability:IN, Melody Goodspeed from AFB
Back row, L-R: Andy Imparato, AUCD; Crosby Cromwell, Flexability; Caroline Casey from Valuable 500; Teresa Danso-Danquah from Disability:IN. Middle row, L-R: Fred Schroeder, NFB and WBU, Tyrone Giordano, CSD; Amir Rahimi, AFB; Debra Ruh from Ruh Global; and Melody Goodspeed from AFB Front row, L-R: Maria Town, AAPD; Kelly Buckland, NCIL; Hamza Wazeery, a Mandela Fellow at NCIL.
A big thank you to the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) for hosting a wonderful event with Caroline Casey on August 30! Caroline is a disability advocate from Ireland who has been named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum, an Ashoka Fellow, an Eisenhower Fellow, and a past advisor for the Clinton Global Initiative. Her latest campaign, the Valuable 500, is pushing global businesses to take disability inclusion more seriously. Caroline is currently working…
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