All Inclusive

All Inclusive

ALL INCLUSIVE is a podcast focused on inclusion, innovation, and social justice. Join Jay Ruderman as he interviews leaders and experts on the latest news, technology and advocacy for social justice. In order to make progress that will lead to an innovative future, honest discussions must be held. That is what ALL INCLUSIVE is all about. All Inclusive is a production of the Ruderman Family Foundation.

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October 5, 2018 23 min
Welcome to the first episode of All Inclusive, a podcast by Jay Ruderman on inclusion, innovation, and social justice. In this episode, Jay is joined by environmental and disability rights expert Robyn Powell to explore why the ban on straws is so controversial. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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Self-Driving cars are not just the future, it's a game-changer for people with disabilities. On episode 2 of All Inclusive, Jay is joined by experts Dr. Miriam Heyman, Senior Program Officer at The Ruderman Family Foundation, and Amitai Bin-Nun, VP of Autonomous Vehicles at SAFE, to discuss the impact Autonomous Vehicles can have on more than 6 million Americans with disabilities. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy inform...
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In this fascinating episode of ALL INCLUSIVE, Jay interviews Dr. Michael Alosco of the Boston University CTE Center. Together they will uncover the real and alarming facts surrounding this hotly debated topic. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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Until a few weeks ago, Paralympic Athletes earned only 1/5th the amount of money for winning a medal, compared to their Team USA counterparts. On this episode, Jay uncovers the story behind this historic fight for equality and justice. Jay is joined by Paralympian Jenny Sichel and Link20 Advocacy Coordinator, Meir Zimmerman, who provide an exclusive insight into the successful efforts of Paralympian athletes to be valued as equal. ...
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Award winning singer songwriter and ukulele player, Mandy Harvey is joining Jay in a special one-on-one interview to discuss her successful journey as a deaf musician. In 2011, Mandy won VSA’s Top Young Soloist Award. As a successful performer touring thought the U.S. in 2017, she became a household name after winning the 4th place on America’s Got Talent. In addition, Harvey is an Ambassador of the nonprofit organization No Barrie...
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1 in 5 people in the U.S. has a disability, a large community that can lead change and shatter the culture of ableism. In this episode of ALL INCLUSIVE, Jay is joined by Andy Imparato, executive director of the Association of University Centers on Disabilities, to untangle the conflicts preventing the disability community from moving forward. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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On this episode of All Inclusive, Jay is Joined by Dr. Miriam Heyman, Ruderman Foundation senior program officer and author of the nationally discussed Ruderman White Paper on mental health and suicide of first responders. Together they reveal the findings behind this growing crisis. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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Hundreds of people with disabilities are killed by their caregivers every year and yet, we are rarely exposed to those tragic stories in the media. Jay is joined by David Perry, a senior academic advisor to the Department of History at the University of Minnesota and disability-rights reporter, to discuss the facts and the concerning lack of media exposure on this issue. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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There is an epidemic of mental illness on college campuses across the country. Joined by Ruderman Family Foundation program officer, Dr. Miriam Heyman, Jay reveals the alarming facts every student should keep in mind. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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While 20% of our society has a disability, less than 5% of actors on screen are disabled. Jay is joined by actor, comedian, and activist for the disability rights movement, Danny Woodburn and together they shed a light on the multiple challenges of actors with disabilities in the entertainment industry. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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While the push for diversity in the medical profession is bigger than ever before, disability is not included. Jay is joined by Dr. Cheri Blauwet, a renowned physician and a wheelchair user, to discuss the major barriers confronting people with disabilities who pursue careers in medicine. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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The first-ever national disability theatre is spreading across the country and its co-founder, actor with autism Mickey Rowe is joining Jay for a one-on-one with exciting news See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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From pioneer for inclusion as a major league athlete to champion for diversity in a leadership position at MLB. Baseball legend Billy Bean is joining Jay for an intimate and candid conversation. Together, they discuss diversity and disability inclusion in baseball, the steps leading to the historic change from DL to IL, and reveal the new MLB mental health approach. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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Jay meets SBSK founder Chris Ulmer at MIT, where he takes part in a unique program focusing on social justice in the digital age. Ulmer shares his inspiring path towards millions of subscribers and shares with Jay the unexpected tools we can all use to advance our causes through social media. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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Jay meets Doctor Mikhail Varshavski, a.k.a. “Dr. Mike”, at MIT where he takes part in a unique program focusing on social justice in the digital age. Dr. Mike discusses the evolution of his social media presence and shares how he uses entertainment as a way to teach people about medicine on social media. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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Do you think New York City can be the most accessible city in the world? That’s Victor Calise’s goal. He’s the Commissioner for the New York City Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities, and Jay spoke with him about how his disability catapulted him into his professional journey. They discussed what accessibility on a broad scale means, and how his office is tackling big-picture accessibility issues in the city such as disabili...
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The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the world unlike anything else since the Spanish Flu over 100 years ago. Healthcare professionals have been put in a very difficult situation, and have to make very difficult decisions on which patients receive treatment and equipment and which patients do not. Jay talks with Dominic Sisti, PhD, MBE. Dr. Sisti is an assistant professor and director of the Scattergood Program for Applied Ethics of ...
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Jay and Bekah discuss the Boston Red Sox Foundation, her career path from high school to college to professional soccer, and how she ended up at the Red Sox Foundation, the IMPACT Awards and everything in between.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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Emmy-nominated actress Cheryl Hines joins Jay to talk about her acting career, working with Larry David, 'Curb Your Enthusiasm,' inclusion, and her poker face. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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Host Hotels & Resorts Chairman Richard Marriott joins Jay to discuss how businesses will come back after the COVID-19 pandemic, the Richard E. and Nancy P. Marriott Foundation and  the Bridges program, and his career path and how he got to where he is today.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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