Importance of the Disability Vote in 2020, and Voter Accessibility

October 27, 2020
Hosted by Joyce Bender

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Episode Description

Joyce welcomes the Honorable Tony Coelho, author of the American with Disabilities Act, and Ted Jackson, a disability and LGBTQ+ advocate who currently serves as the DNC’s senior advisor for Accessibility and Disability Engagement. They will be discussing the importance of the disability vote in 2020, and voter accessibility.

Disability Matters

Disability Matters

Tuesday at 11 AM Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Variety Channel

Competitive employment and empowerment for people with disabilities is the emphasis of this show. Broadcast live and captioned in real-time for individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing, we discuss how people with disabilities can secure career opportunities, and how employers, organizations and individuals can support employment and empowerment of people with disabilities.

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Joyce Bender

Joyce Bender

Joyce A. Bender is the CEO and president of Bender Consulting Services, Inc. Bender Consulting recruits and hires individuals with disabilities, across the United States and Canada for competitive career opportunities in the public and private sectors. In 1985, Joyce survived a life-threatening accident caused by a misdiagnosis of epilepsy. Due to her personal experience living with both epilepsy and a hearing disability, she founded Bender Consulting Services, Inc. in 1995.

Joyce is the past-chair of both the board of the American Association of People with Disabilities and the national Epilepsy Foundation. She has received awards from both the Bush and Clinton administrations.

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Episode Directory

October 2020

  • 10/27/2020: Importance of the Disability Vote in 2020, and Voter Accessibility Listen Now
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