Speaker during the first night of the Democratic National Convention on July 26, 2016.
October 18, 2016 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Joyce welcomes disability advocate, Anastasia Somoza, speaker during the first night of the Democratic National Convention on July 26, 2016.  Ms. Somoza delivered a moving speech on Americans with disabilities.  Miss Somoza, diagnosed with cerebral palsy and spastic quadriplegia from birth, uses a wheelchair, and has advocated 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.  She will discuss how important it is for the disability community to vote and support Hilary Clinton for President of the United States. Joyce welcomes disability advocate, Anastasia Somoza, speaker during the first night of the Democratic National Convention on July 26, 2016.  Ms. Somoza delivered a moving speech on Americans with disabilities.  Miss Somoza, diagnosed with cerebral palsy and spastic quadriplegia from birth, uses a wheelchair, and has advocated 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.  She will discuss how important it is for the disability community to vote and support Hilary Clinton for President of the United States.

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