Jameela Jamil: Advocate First, Actress Second

Jameela Jamil
Jameela Jamil, known in the UK as a TV and radio presenter, gained popularity in the US for her role as Tahani Al-Jamil in NBC’s The Good Place. In disability circles, she is recognized as an advocate for disability rights, LGBTQ rights, body neutrality, and her work around social justice. Jamil lives with several chronic ... Read more

The Bazelon Center for Mental Health: Supporting People with Mental Health Conditions

Eve Hill, JD
One out of five people in the US – a total of 51.5 million – live with a mental health condition, including common illnesses such as depression, anxiety, and PTSD. Although the implementation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has improved the lives of many disabled people, the mental health community still faces ... Read more

‘El Candidato’: A documentary about Bryan Russell, the first man with Down syndrome to run for public office.

Bryan Russell, a man with short brown hair stands arm in arm with a woman with short brown hair. The woman holds his head between her hands and smiles.
When a filmmaker, such as Ryan Marley, and a disability rights activist, like Bryan Russell, team up, good things are about to happen. In this case, the documentary film ‘El Candidato’ that portrays Bryan Russell, the first man with Down syndrome running for public office. ABILITY Magazine interviewed both of them about their future ... Read more

Diversity, Inclusion and Compliance at Seyfarth Shaw

Kevin Fritz Seyfarth
Seyfarth Shaw was founded in 1945 in Chicago by attorneys Lee Shaw, Henry Seyfarth, and Owen Fairweather. After World War II ended in August 1945, Shaw and Fairweather returned to Chicago from a stint with the National War Labor Board and, together with their senior colleague, Seyfarth, set up a boutique law firm specializing ... Read more