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  • 00:33

    Inclusion is More Than a Program

    in Family

    Gary Brucker, Program Director for Courage for Youth Association and Lauri Swann Hunt, founder of Ollibean, are guests at our roundtable this week.  The topic we are discussing is the notion that inclusion is more than a program and is based on attitudes and belief systems. In addition, it is important that schools must foster these attitudes through emotional and relational development in students.  This is a discussion you won't want to miss!


  • 02:04

    The Illusion of Inclusion

    in Education

    The inclusion is still largely an illusion for many working-class and under-priveleged Afro-Descendants. Join us as we expose the manipulation techniques used to keep us dormant as well as the solutions and actions we are taking and need to take to make a change that will improve our positions in life. Open discussion (Round-Table Format) is when everyone that tunes in can chime in at anytime by pressing the number #1 on the touch pad of our phones or just listen in........You dont wanna miss this show !

  • 01:10

    The Gospel of INCLUSION: Converting to Compromise

    in Religion

    Has the Body of Christ gone too far or radical in its method of spreading the Gospel of Jesus Christ. How secular has the BOC become?Join Truth Talk @ 6:00 PM for the discussion topic, The Gospel of  Inclusion.

    Inclusion is defined as the coming together within a group or  structure (Webster-Merriam Dictionary, 2014). Tonight, we will observe certain trends in the Body of Christ used to reach the unchurched and secular society. Three areas highlighted on the blog will be church worship, music ministry, and the media. As always, tune in and share your perspective and views. Don't miss it, call 347-945-7377 or www.blogtalkradio.com/pgincministries.


  • 00:31

    A Parent's Guide to Inclusion

    in Family

    Confused about inclusion?  Listen to The Inclusive Class Podcast this week and learn what parents need to know about inclusive education. You will understand what inclusion is, how schools become inclusive, options for inclusion, and how to work with staff to create a more inclusive environment for your child. Lauri Swann Hunt from the site, Ollibean and Amanda Morin, author of The Everything Parent's Guide to Special Education will be at our roundtable this week.

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  • 01:20

    INCLUSION, the Backbone for the CEO of Me, Inc.

    in Jobs

    The CEO of Me, Inc. must find a way to capture the insights and visions of people who reflect the growing diversity of their business partners that span the globe. They must learn to harness the collective ideas of their diverse & inclusive global network to drive business success and secure long-term revenue stream.

    1. We are faced with great uncertainty from a variety of forces, both economic and natural

    2. We are faced with convergence of technology and new thought processes being brought to the workforce by the younger Gen Y who want to participate, not just execute

    3. We are faced with the need to continually innovate and use all of our assets to keep up with domestic and global competition

    4. We are faced with radical demographics changes, both in the U.S. and globally, that affect our competitiveness and our markets.

    * Engelmeier, Shirley, Inclusion: The New Competitive Business    Advantage, Minneapolis:InclusionINC Media, 2012

  • 00:23

    Talking With Dr. William Blackwell about Inclusive Education

    in Education

    For the first episode of  Illinois TASH: Inclusion for All, we are talking  with Dr. William Blackwell, Assistant Professor at Lewis University’s College of Education about inclusive education in Illinois,  his upcoming presentation at the National TASH Conference entitled “Teaching Inclusion with Literature: When Teachers and Their Students Linger in Text” and his relationship with Illinois TASH. 


    William Blackwell has published articles and presented on topics that focus on the impact of federal education policies on children with disabilities and their families, charter school services for children with disabilities and special education advocacy and conflict resolution.

    Learn more about Dr. Blackwell's research in the articles below:

    Blackwell, W., & Rossetti, Z. (2014). The development of individualized education programs: Where have we been and where should we go now? SAGE Open, 4(2), 1-15. doi: 10.1177/2158244014530411.

    Blackwell, W. (2013). An era of charter school expansion: An examination of special education in Massachusetts’ charter schools. Journal of Disability Policy Studies, 24(2), 75-87. DOI: 10.1177/1044207312455061. 

  • 00:32

    Institute for Inclusion in the Legal Profession

    in Legal

    The Institute for Inclusion in the Legal Profession (“Institute”) is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization that, through educational programs, research and publications, will address the lack of diversity and inclusion that continues to challenge the legal profession and undermine its credibility within the justice system.


    Floyd Holloway is Counsel in the Corporate Law Department. His responsibilities include monitoring and advocacy in legislative and regulatory matters in New York State. Floyd manages the Corporate Law Department’s Legislative Services Unit, which, among other things, provides support to the Enterprise, including the network of state counsel responsible for legislative and regulatory affairs. Floyd is a past chairman of the New York Insurance Association (NYIA). He also sits on the Executive Board for the Lawsuit Reform Alliance of New York (LRANY). Floyd is an active member of the American Bar Association, serving as vice-chair on the Corporate Counsel, Government Law, Law in Public Service and Technology Committees.


    A native of Brooklyn, New York, Floyd received his B.A. degree in political theory and American government from Georgetown University College of Arts and Sciences in Washington, D.C., and his law degree (J.D.) from the Georgetown University Law Center.

  • 00:14

    A different Diversity & Inclusion approach

    in Work

    Joseph Santana is Chairman of the Institute for Corporate Productivity’s Chief Diversity Officer Board, President of Joseph Santana, LLC and a member of the Insight Into Diversity Editorial Board.  Joe is the former diversity officer and architect of Siemens D&I efforts in its 65,000 employee USA operations.  A sought-after speaker and media commentator, Joe has been quoted in numerous magazines and books, including Thomas Friedman’s 2005 bestseller, The World is Flat.  Joe has received a number of prestigious awards, including a listing among the “Most Important Hispanics in Technology, Government and Business” by Career Communications Group, Inc. in 2010 and again in 2011, as well as a place on Hispanic Business Magazine’s 2011 list of the “100 Most Influential Hispanics.  Engage with Joe on Twitter @joesannyc.

  • 00:31

    The Case for Inclusion

    in Education

    Why include students with special needs in the classroom? What is the benefit? Won't it be a distraction? These questions and more will be answered and discussed on this episode of The Inclusive Class Podcast. This week's roundtable guests include Lauri Swann Hunt (Ollibean) and Amanda Morin (The Everything Parent's Guide to Special Education).

  • 00:31

    The Inclusion Minded Self-Contained Teacher

    in Family

    Tim Villegas returns to talk about ways in which Special Education teachers can support inclusion while working in self-contained classrooms.