Tag Archives: Mark Romoser

Hunting the Elusive State Job

For many years the unemployment rate of people with disabilities has hovered around 70%.   It seems that every few years, a public official announces initiatives  to address this statistic by hiring ten people, or thousands of people with disabilities for … 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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Advisory Committees – What Are They Good For?

Friday, March 25, 2:30-3 pm, PDT  at KPFA Radio   Many nursing homes, transportation agencies, senior services, housing authorities and other groups that heavily impact people with disabilities have Advisory Committees. And, low income and disabled people are often asked … Continue reading

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“Plain Jane – The Shockumentary”

Jane Hash Today’s show features Plain Jane: The Shockumentary, a film by Jane Hash, who is anything but plain. Join host Mark Romoser as he talks with Jane Hash. Find out why it’s called the Shockumentary. Spoiler alert: Mermaids are … Continue reading

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The Jan. 6 Insurrection Thro A Disability Lens

Listen (29 min) Once more around the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol Building- – this time through the eyes of disability. The uprising threatened particular individuals in a building with a lot of history. Some of those individuals live … Continue reading

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Call In ~ Call Out

Listen (29 min) Today we integrate some of the events of our nation into our disability routines.  We’re nine days from an attempted coup at the Capital Building in D.C. as the pandemic rages and vaccine hope arises.  Three callers … Continue reading

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KARAYZY Past~Hopeful Future 2020-2021

Friday, January 1, 2021, 2:30 pm PST on KPFA Radio KARAYZY Past~Hopeful Future~Disability in 2020~DEEP breath~Before the PLUNGE~Disability in 2021~Pushing Limits~Not quite business as usual We are honored and thankful to spend part of New Years Day with YOU! Go … Continue reading

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Stacey Milbern Park

Friday, June 4, 2:30-3 pm PDT KPFA “You know, I want to leave a legacy of disabled people knowing that we are powerful and beautiful because of who we are, not despite it,” Stacey Milbern Park The whole world is … Continue reading

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Corona Virus & Disability, Episode Two

Listen (29 min)Floating on pandemic waves of news, fear, social distancing and mutual aid, Pushing Limits hosts cull from the news, blogs and articles written by disabled people, webinars & conference calls and personal experience to bring this overview. Here’s … Continue reading

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Defending Homeless Moms

The forced eviction of the moms in west Oakland, complete with tanks!, has been all over the news lately.  28% of Alameda County’s homeless population are children and these mothers are standing strong to do something about it. The disability … Continue reading

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