Bazelon/O’Donnell/Hill: 2023 Bazelon Center Awards Gala

September 19, 2023
Hosted by Joyce Bender

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Episode Description

Joyce welcomes The Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law’s Jill Bazelon, Member of the Board of Trustees, Holly O’Donnell, President & CEO and Eve Hill one of the nation’s leading disability rights attorneys, with Brown, Goldstein & Levy to the show. They will discuss plans for their 2023 Bazelon Center Awards Gala Thursday, October 12, 2023, in Washington, DC.

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.

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.

Joyce speaks across the United States and internationally representing the State Department on informational exchanges related to disability employment best practices. She has represented the State Department in programming with Panama, South Korea, Indonesia, Japan, Kazakhstan, Libya, and Tunisia.

Episode Directory

September 2023

  • 9/26/2023: Lachi/Ian: The Art of Two Entertainers in the Music Industry Listen Now
  • 9/19/2023: Bazelon/O’Donnell/Hill: 2023 Bazelon Center Awards Gala Listen Now
  • 9/12/2023: Mascia/Aurigemma: Disability:IN DOBE Mentoring Experience Listen Now
  • 9/5/2023: Rebecca Williford: Attorney/National Disability Community Leader Listen Now

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