Speak power to Truth project with Colleen Bowen

In multiple schools, Colleen Bowen has helped many children with both mental and physical disabilities. In this interview she explains how she got involved, the patience it takes, and the lessons she’s learned though her former job.

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Maya Hale and Christopher Mason-Hale

Siblings Maya Hale (24) and Christopher Mason-Hale (29) discuss Chris's quadriplegia, and how the accident that caused it has affected their lives.

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Debbie King and El Campbell

Debbie King (42) shares a conversation with her friend, El Campbell (31), about gender fluidity, coming out, community, capitalism, and living with a chronic illness.

Sophie Dalfonzo and her grandmother Pearl Siegel talk about Pearl’s life as an immigrant living in America.

In this interview, conducted on November 26, 2017 in Middletown, New Jersey, Sophie Dalfonzo (14) interviews her grandmother Pearl Siegel (70) about her life story. Ms. Siegel talks about how her family traveled from Poland to Germany to America and...

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Elizabeth Denehie and Ellen Murphey

One Small Step partners Ellen Murphey (63) and Elizabeth Denehie (48) discuss their upbringing, their families, and their partners. Ellen talks about their experience as a queer person. Elizabeth talks about her experience as a disabled person and a caretaker.

From 1984 to Now

My dad and I talk about his disability, and how his life is since becoming disabled.

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Jeiri Flores and Luticha Doucette

"Twins" and friends Jeiri Flores (31) and Luticha Doucette (38) share a conversation about disability rights, activism, and representation in the United States, and reflect on their own experiences as people with disabilities.

Luke Alvarez: They Will Surf Again

Luke Alvarez is a science teacher at Carusi Middle School in Cherry Hill, surfer and board shaper. Local to Tuckerton, NJ, Luke also runs a small business where he creates surf boards. Luke makes adaptable surf boards for people with...

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Annie Stafford and Michael Hentges

Friends Annie Stafford (72) and Michael Hentges (73) recall their time together at Innisfree Village and reflect on the lessons and values they gained from their experience.

Struggles to Opportunity with Gail Orzechowski and Sofie LaFratta

Sofie LaFratta interviewed Gail Orzechowski about how growing up with a sister with severe autism translated into her future career as an elementary school teacher. She opens up about the importance of vulnerability and how being vulnerable created a lot...

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Henry Griffin, Pam Wintle, Alice Griffin, and Elizabeth Griffin

Husband and wife Henry Griffin (70) and Pam Wintle (75) and their daughters Alice Griffin (29) and Elizabeth Griffin (37) speak about their connection to and favorite memories of Innisfree Village and how it as changed their lives by creating...

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Jenny Stiles and Jean Munson

Colleagues Jenny Stiles (33) and Jean Munson (32) discuss their connection, the work that they do in leadership and transforming language and conversations around disability.

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Edward Walsh and Glenn Wells

Edward "Ed" Walsh (59) shares a conversation with his colleague Glenn Wells (66) about Glenn's experiences as board member and president of Cape Fear Group Homes Inc., and what drives his advocacy work.