20220706 MCAC Virtual Luncheon

20220706 MCAC Virtual Luncheon Originally Aired July 6, 2022, on ACB Media   Participants heard from a local speaker about Nebraska’s history and culture. AS MCAC’s theme  is one community coming together in ACBs expresses our aspiration for a community that is inclusive of all, this session presented a perspective of local communities.   Edited … Read more

20220704 Social Justice and Identity Based Training

20220704 Social Justice and Identity Based Training Originally Aired July 4, 2022, on ACB Media Attendees joined ACB Students for a transformative social justice training and learning experience. Participants met other blind students, engaged in self-empowering and discovery activities. Participants learned about how important and impactful the identity of blindness can be for all of … Read more

20220704 Voices from Around the World – A Tapestry of Stories – Overcoming Challenges and Achieving Success in the US

20220704 Voices from Around the World – A Tapestry of Stories – Overcoming Challenges and Achieving Success in the US Originally Aired July 4, 2022, on ACB Media We all know how difficult it can be to find successful employment as people who are blind or low vision. Attendees heard from a group of panelists … Read more

20210720 – Schools for the blind: From segregation to integration

~~ACBF/MCAC Schools for the Blind – From Segregation to Integration: The U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously in 1954 that segregation in public schools was unconstitutional.  How did that landmark case affect schools for the blind across the country? What had gone before, and what came afterward, in the integration of the schools? Micheal Hudson, Director … Read more

20210723 – Making gay history

“LGBTQ History: Eric Marcus, Journalist and podcaster, New York, NY returned to lead a fascinating discussion on how the HIV/AIDS epidemic changed the LGBTQ community forever. Recorded during the 2021 ACB National Convention on July 22″

20210722 – Describing race, skin color, ethnicity, gender and disability in todays audio description

“Diversity: Describing Race, Skin Color, Ethnicity, Gender, and Disability within Contemporary Audio Description: Attendees heard a direct and thoughtful discussion by a panel of audio description experts on the importance of diversity within the field, how to describe in today’s diverse world, and reflected on what consumers want to hear in their descriptions. Moderator: Kim … Read more

20210720 – Voices from around the world

“Voices from Around the World – Ten Voices, Ten Worlds: This is our tenth annual Voices from Around the World celebration, so we decided to pull out all the stops. This year, it was decided to take a deep dive into issues surrounding culture and disability. Some cultures embrace it while others may relegate the … Read more