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S04. Episode 5: Emily, Tony & Anthony

Emily Villanueva, a former MOPD intern, discusses a recently launched mentorship program and her research on the topic. Tony Ceccato and Anthony Iacovetti, a mentorship pair from the program, also join to share about their experience. Listen now or download the full transcript. To access closed captions, you must be logged into a Podbean user account.

This episode was co-produced and engineered by Subframe Sound with music courtesy of Nealle DiPaolo. This season is made possible thanks to generous support from the Fred J. Brunner Foundation and members of the Aspire community.

S04. Episode 4: Commissioner Rachel Arfa

Commissioner Rachel Arfa of the Chicago Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities discusses her career journey and her commitment to access. Listen now or download the full transcript. To access closed captions, you must be logged into a Podbean user account.

Commissioner Arfa's suggested resources: Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities - City of Chicago

This episode was co-produced and engineered by Subframe Sound with music courtesy of Nealle DiPaolo. This season is made possible thanks to generous support from the Fred J. Brunner Foundation and members of the Aspire community.

S04. Episode 3: Diana Pastora Carson

Diana Pastora Carson, Founder of Beyond Awareness, shares her family's story and her mission to move communities beyond awareness and toward diversity appreciation. Listen now or download the full transcript.

Diana's suggested resources: Beyond Awareness Podcast | 5 Keys to Going Beyond Awareness

This episode was co-produced and engineered by Subframe Sound with music courtesy of Nealle DiPaolo. This season is made possible thanks to generous support from the Fred J. Brunner Foundation and members of the Aspire community.

S04. Episode 2: Matthew Shapiro

Matthew Shapiro, Founder and CEO of 6 Wheels Consulting, LLC, shares his experience and discusses his ongoing work to advance disability inclusion. Listen now or download the full transcript.

Matthew's suggested resources: 6 Wheels Consulting | 6 Wheels Consulting Disability Podcast

This episode was co-produced and engineered by Subframe Sound with music courtesy of Nealle DiPaolo. This season is made possible thanks to generous support from the Fred J. Brunner Foundation and members of the Aspire community.

S04. Episode 1: Whitney Hill

Whitney Hill, Founder and Director of SPORK!, shares her personal journey and her passion for building community through storytelling. Listen now or download the full transcript.

Whitney's suggested resources: LCM Architects | Disability Lead | 3Arts

This episode was co-produced and engineered by Subframe Sound with music courtesy of Nealle DiPaolo. This season is made possible thanks to generous support from the Fred J. Brunner Foundation and members of the Aspire community.

S03. Episode 6: Ross Edelstein & Sam Theriault

Ross Edelstein and Sam Theriault, both museum professionals and self-advocates of the autism community, share their stories and discuss the importance of language as it relates to belonging. Listen now or download the full transcript.

This episode was co-produced and engineered by Subframe Sound with music courtesy of Nealle DiPaolo. This season is made possible thanks to generous contributions from First Bank of Highland Park and members of the Aspire community.

S03. Episode 5: Jourdan Saunders

Jourdan Saunders, CEO and Founder of The Resource Key, discusses her passion for inclusive impact branding and the power of communication. Listen now or download the full transcript.

This episode was co-produced and engineered by Subframe Sound with music courtesy of Nealle DiPaolo. This season is made possible thanks to generous contributions from First Bank of Highland Park and members of the Aspire community.

S03. Episode 4: Emily Ladau

Emily Ladau, author and disability rights activist, discusses her brand new book and the impact she hopes it will create. Listen now or download the full transcript.

Get Demystifying Disability written by Emily Ladau and published by Ten Speed Press, an imprint of Penguin Random House.

This episode was co-produced and engineered by Subframe Sound with music courtesy of Nealle DiPaolo. This season is made possible thanks to generous contributions from First Bank of Highland Park and members of the Aspire community.

S03. Episode 3: Heather

Heather, self-advocate and public speaker, shares about her personal journey and her passion for creating positive change. Listen now or download the full transcript.

This episode was co-produced and engineered by Subframe Sound with music courtesy of Nealle DiPaolo. This season is made possible thanks to generous contributions from First Bank of Highland Park and members of the Aspire community.

S03. Episode 2: Andrés Gallegos (Part 2)

Andrés Gallegos, National Healthcare Attorney and Chair of the National Council on Disability, continues discussing barriers to healthcare for people with disabilities and identifies comprehensive solutions. Listen now or download the full transcript.

This episode was co-produced and engineered by Subframe Sound with music courtesy of Nealle DiPaolo. This season is made possible thanks to generous contributions from First Bank of Highland Park and members of the Aspire community.

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