Blind Legislative Issues with Jeff Thom

Friday, December 21, 2:30 pm PST on KPFA radio

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What has happened legislatively and in advocacy for people who are blind or have visual impairments in 2018?  What might be to come in 2019?

We ask an expert.

After graduating from Stanford, Jeff Thom worked as an attorney for the California Legislature for 30 years. He is the immediate past president of the California Council of the Blind and he has had his finger on the pulse of federal and California legislation for decades.

Sheela Gunn-Cushman hosts.

Jeff has served in a variety of blindness-related capacities on the national, state, and local level.  He is currently vice-chair of the Sacramento Regional Transit District Mobility Advisory Council and a member of the board of directors of Disability Rights California. He is a father, grandfather and has hosted 14 foreign exchange students. He’s also a bookworm and sports fan.

Original air date: 12-21-18

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