Tuesdays with Liz

 

'Tuesdays with Liz' is a weekly video series highlighting current issues in disability policy.  It is hosted by Liz Weintraub, a long-time disability advocate, and produced by AUCD.  

Watch all previously-aired episodes on our YouTube playlist, embedded below.

 
 

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Recent Episodes

 

10/16/2018

Tuesdays with Liz: Your Opinions Matter - Share Them!

Your opinions matter - share them! Liz's testimony on Capitol Hill during the Judge Kavanaugh confirmation hearings made it clear that people with disabilities have a platform. Liz reflects on her testimony, your support, and what you can do to make sure your voice is heard.

 
 

10/9/2018

Don't just be a voter - be an EDUCATED voter!

Don't just be a voter - be an EDUCATED voter! This week on Tuesdays with Liz, one of the things Liz talks about is how to get information about the candidates who are running for office in your state's Board of Elections website. Visit https://www.usa.gov/election-office and select your state or territory from the drop down menu, then click 'Go' and you will be taken to your state or local election office website where you can learn more about the candidates' positions on issues that matter to you.

 
 

10/2/2018

Tuesdays with Liz: Marcie Lipsitt Talks Disability Rights in Schools

Join us this week at Liz talks with Marcie Lipsitt about her background in advocating for the civil rights of students with disabilities.

 
 

9/25/2018

Tuesdays with Liz: Joe MacBeth on Direct Support Professionals

Happy National Direct Support Professionals Week! In this episode, Liz talks with Joe Macbeth, the Executive Director of the National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals (NADSP). Joe explains what a direct support professional is, the importance of their work, and how you can help DSPs get better pay.

 
 

9/18/2018

Tuesday with Liz: Disability Policy for All - We ALL Belong

This week, Liz interviews Amy Hewitt about AUCD's 2018 Conference. Amy discusses the conference theme, the importance of inclusion, and exciting conference events.