Disability Advocates Stage Capitol Hill Summit On Hollywood Inclusion (Update)

On July 31, 2017, members of government and the Hollywood community gathered for a daylong summit on Capitol Hill hosted by RespectAbility, a nonprofit that seeks to fight stigmas and advance opportunities for people with disabilities, to discuss the forces behind those statistics and how to change them. Continue Reading →

Stars Of Born This Way Continue To Break Glass Ceiling And Get Respectability

A&E Network’s critically acclaimed and award-winning original docuseries Born This Way’s honors keep adding up – showing that disability is a winning theme. Continue Reading →

You Need A Job? Respectability Is Expanding And Hiring

As a relatively new nonprofit, Respectability has just completed our first-ever leadership transition. Respectability elected a wonderful new board chair, treasurer and 10 additional board members. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: “Empire” Casting Director Leah Daniels-Butler Speaks At Respectability Awards

Leah Daniels-Butler is a casting director and producer most notable for launching the careers of gifted actors like Best Actress Nominee and one-time Harem resident Gaborey Sidebe, star of the Academy Award winning film “Precious.” Continue Reading →

Application Deadline For National Leadership Program

Here is a terrific opportunity for young leaders. We are looking to recruit top talent with and without disabilities for our National Leadership Program. Continue Reading →

Hey Harlem, RespectAbility Needs A National Leadership Program Director – And Fellows, Is That You?

RespectAbility is searching for a talented professional who is interested in working with young professionals to develop their skills and launch their careers. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: ‘Born This Way,’ Nominated For 3 Emmy Awards

born this way in harlem1A&E Network’s critically acclaimed and award-winning original docuseries Born This Way’s honors keep adding up – showing that disability is a winning theme. Continue Reading →