Joyce welcomes disability advocate, Anastasia Somoza
November 8, 2016 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

ENCORE PRESENTATION: originally aired on 10/18/2016

Joyce welcomes disability advocate, Anastasia Somoza, speaker during the first night of the Democratic National Convention on July 26, 2016. Ms. Somoza gave the delegates and convention viewers a moving speech on Americans with disabilities. Miss Somoza was diagnosed with cerebral palsy and spastic quadriplegia from birth and uses a wheelchair. She has been an advocate for people with disabilities since the 1990’s. In 1993, she appeared at a town-hall meeting for kids and asked President Bill Clinton a question. From there, she interned for Hilary Clinton in her U.S. Senate Office and worked on Clinton’s 2000 campaign for the US Senate. Anastasia will share her story and passion as an advocate for people with disabilities, and the importance members of the disability community to vote and support Hilary Clinton for President of the United States.

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