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Lunch with Judy Heumann

Hosted By: American Jewish Historical Society

Author and journalist, Julie Salamon will sit down for lunch with disability rights activist and author, Judith Heumann. Since the 1970’s Judy has worked with a wide range of activist organizations, NGOs, and government agencies directly contributing to the development of human rights legislation and policy benefiting disabled people. Join us for a 45 minute interview program as we learn more about Judy’s work, future projects, and how you can make your community and workplace more accessible for all.

This event is part of a series on the 2nd or 3rd Thursday of every month. https://ajhs.org/programs

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Julie Salamon

Julie Salamon is an American author, critic and storyteller. She worked at The Wall Street Journal for sixteen years first as a commodities and banking reporter before spending eleven years as the paper's film critic. Later she became a staff journalist at The New York Times where she was a TV critic and arts reporter. Later she gained fellowships at the MacDowell Colony and became a Kaiser Media Fellow. She has written both fiction and non-fiction books for adults and children-- and produced articles for magazines that include The New Yorker, Vanity Fair, Vogue, Bazaar, and The New Republic. Her books have received wide critical and popular attention, she has just completed "Unlikely Friends," a memoir for Audible Original, scheduled for release in 2021.
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American Jewish Historical Society

The American Jewish Historical Society is the oldest cultural archive in the United States, spanning more than 400 years of history. AJHS holds more than 30 million archival pages and 50,000 objects, rare books, and more and strives to make these available to all audiences.
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