Nic Novicki, actor, director and stand-up comedian, joins the program to discuss why he has decided to become a global advisor for Billion Strong, as well as the Easterseals Disability Film Challenge. Nic reveals why he started the film challenge, which gives filmmakers—with and without disabilities—the opportunity to collaborate to tell unique stories that showcase disability in its many forms.
Ali Ingersoll, Executive Board Member of Alliance of Disability Advocates of North Carolina (ADANC), joins the program to discuss her journey, which includes becoming a disability advocate after a shallow water diving accident left her in a wheelchair in her late 20's. Ali reveals why she decided to become a board member of Billion Strong, and some of the ways that she will be contributing to the global community.
Author Joti Gata-Aura joins the program to discuss her journey towards self-love and acceptance of vitiligo, a disease that causes loss of skin color in patches. Joti reveals her coping strategies and shares tips and techniques about how she transformed her life by supporting and inspiring others and becoming confident and strong in the skin she is in.
John Mallett, America's Mortgage Coach, joins the program to share his journey of how he got into the work that he does, and the importance of equity when it comes to being able to purchase a home. Discover how virtually anyone can buy a home, regardless of their background or circumstances.