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Showing a New View on Life with Disability: Meet Academy-Award-Nominated Filmmaker, Alice Elliott

Recently Jason’s Connection Founder, Jason Harris, sat down with filmmaker Alice Elliott. In this fascinating interview, Ms. Elliott shares her views on her life and work, talks about what it’s like to be a woman in the film industry, and … Continue reading

Disabled fight to control lives

Excerpted from The State Journal Register, Springfield, IL March 16, 1998 Continue reading

On Their Own

Excerpted from The State Journal Register in Springfield Illinois October 10, 1999 Continue reading

Disabled residents want voices heard

Excerpted from The State Journal Register in Springfield, IL, September 14, 2003 Continue reading

Activists fight for a principle

Excerpted from the State Journal Register in Springfield, IL July 25, 2004 Continue reading

Worthy Subjects

Excerpted from The State Journal Register in Springfield, IL – August 2004 Continue reading

Profiles In Courage

Excerpted from the Journal News in Lower Hudson Valley, NY – August 2007 Continue reading

Champions for People with Disabilities

Excerpted from the Iroquois County Times Republic – November 8, 2007 Continue reading

Documentary about two women with disabilities to be shown here

Excerpted from the Journal News in Lower Hudson Valley, NY – August 2007 Continue reading

Body & Soul: Diana & Kathy from The Catalyst

From The Catalyst Coalition of Citizens with Disabilities in Illinois, Dec 2007 – Jan 2008 Continue reading

Film Review

From Educational Media Reviews Online – March, 2008 Continue reading

Documentary film casts light on a remarkable friendship

From The Chapel Hill News – March, 2008 Continue reading

Dave Bakke: Kathy’s spirit lives on in Diana

From The State Journal-Register – September, 2009 Continue reading

A Plea for ‘Low-Flying Universalism’; Interfaith Santa

Forward, 6/01

A West Village Neighborhood that Became a Family

New York Spirit, 6-7/02

Oscar-nominated movie shows how compassion builds

iCan!, 3/14/03

Turf; The Neighbors Rally Round the Mayor of Bedford Street

The New York Times, 6/11/98

Film spotlights his high HQ: heart quotient

The Associated Press, 3/4/03

A New York Neighborhood Rallys Around One of Their Own

National Public Radio, 3/16/03

Housing First

From National Public Radio’s All Things Considered. First Aired: 3/16/03

An Actress Turns to Documentaries

From National Public Radio’s Weekend Edition. First Aired: 1/16/05

James Sims BBC Interview: “Greenwich Village Volunteer”

James Sims conducted a recent interview on the Bedford-Barrow-Commerce Block Association with Kathryn Donaldson and Larry Selman. You can download the interview as an mp3 here. You can also listen to the interview online by going to James Sims’ official … Continue reading