Many people may not know that July is Disability Pride Month, a commemorative celebration of the Americans with Disabilities Act being signed into law in 1990. That same year, Boston held the nation’s first Disability Pride Day. Since then, there have been regular celebrations across the country, from Los Angeles and San Francisco to New York City.
In honor of all that is going on with my Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Accessibility Business and in celebration of Disability Pride Month, I have officially launched my podcast, Pushing Forward with Alycia! This podcast is a passion project of mine that has come to fruition through many long hours in collaboration with esteemed members … read more… Pushing Forward with Alycia Podcast has Officially Launched!
Subscribe and listen on your favorite podcast player: Welcome back to Pushing Forward with Alycia! In today’s episode, Alycia Anderson, a fierce disability advocate and TedX speaker, continues to share her mission to empower change by disabling ableism and celebrating disability pride. In this episode We kick off Disability Pride Month by discussing the significance of celebrating … read more… Pushing Forward with Alycia: Episode 3 – Disability Pride Month | Embracing Identity
Thank you so much Wyoming Developmental Disabilities Conference for inviting me to be a #KeynoteSpeaker and share my “Heart of Inclusion” message. What an incredible experience! The feeling of community and comorotery was infectious and I’m taking that energy with me! What a gift. Thank you! What is the Wyoming Developmental Disabilities Conference? The WDDC is the … read more… Keynote Speaker at Wyoming Developmental Disabilities Conference
Thank you Western Asset Management for inviting me to be a part of your celebration of #InternationalWomensDay and for showing up with a commitment to #EmbraceEquity not only for women but also the many intersections of identity we encompass including disability! ID: Alycia sitting in studio wearing purple giving speech “Intersectionality and Embracing Equity Through the Lens of Disability”
HUGE thank you to Abercrombie & Fitch Co. for inviting me back for the 2nd time! HUGE honor to be the keynote speaker celebrating Women’s History Month. Loved sharing my speech A Woman’s Take on Intersectionality Through the Lens of Disability. Grateful for having the opportunity to share the stories of some of the stellar … read more… Thank you to Abercrombie & Fitch Co. for inviting me back!