Tuesdays with Liz: Inclusion in the Jewish Community
As we conclude Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month, Liz Weintraub talks with Shelly Christensen about her new book, From Longing to Belonging: A Practical Guide to Including People with Disabilities and Mental Health Conditions in Your Faith Community.
Weintraub, a long-time disability advocate, is Senior Advocacy Specialist for the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) and host of Tuesdays with Liz, a weekly video series highlighting current issues in disability policy. Christensen is Program Manager of the Minneapolis Jewish Community Inclusion Program for People with Disabilities at Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Minneapolis. She co-founded Jewish Disability Awareness Month with the Jewish Special Education Consortium in 2009. She is also founder and Executive Director of Inclusion Innovations, where she provides training, organizational and community development, and strategic planning so Jewish organizations and communities can become more welcoming and inclusive.