Monthly Archives: June 2022

Ted Jackson – E.D. of Berkeley Independent Living Center

Listen (29 min) Ted Jackson Disability Activists in Berkeley made history in 1972 when they opened the first Independent Living Center in the country.  All U.S. states and territories now have multiple Independent Living Centers. Numerous people have served as … Continue reading

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Neil Marcus – In Memoriam

Neil Marcus leaning against a dark reflective background, on which we see his reflection. Courtesy of Neil Marcus and Gary Ivanek. Today we celebrate the life of actor and playwright, Neil Marcus who died last November.  Born with dystonia, a … Continue reading

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