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Citizens, Not Shut-Ins!

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Jan 26, 2015 , , , , , , 1 Comment

For the last decade convincing Human Resources departments large and small to take the leap and to take a chance and hire a person with a disability was the focus of advocates far and wide…especially in Florida.  While the jobs figures for employees with disabilities are mixed, JVS Manager of Program Administration, Bob Parkinson said that [...]

When Your Biggest Roadblock is Society

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Aug 5, 2014 Advocacy, News, Photography, Storytelling , , , 2 Comments

Tricia always dreamed of having kids some day. Realizing that for most people with a disability, this dream never has a chance to be actualized, she knew it was rooted more in fantasy than reality. That didn’t stop Tricia from dreaming and it didn’t stop Tricia’s instinctual yearning to be a mother either. Society has [...]

The Intersection of Motherhood & Advocacy

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Jun 26, 2014 Advocacy, News, Photography, Presentations, Storytelling , , , , , , , , 17 Comments

Meet Tricia. Mother. Advocate. College Graduate. Smart Phone Photographer. Blogger. Tricia’s warm smile and frequent Facebook posts of her toddler daughter Brielle are typical of a new mom who has taken to cell phone photography and many of the photographic apps available on the market. Tricia catches each developmental milestone for her friends and family [...]

Giddy Up! An Arts In Action Internship!

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Jun 11, 2013 Advocacy, Grant Writing, Presentations, Program Management, Storytelling , , , 10 Comments

Hello Arts In Action community and blog readers! My name is Hallie and I will be your trusty cyber intern this summer. Why a virtual internship, you might ask? Well, lucky for me, Grace-Anne has allowed me to learn from the team at Arts In Action through technological communication and my own personal experiences here [...]