“I always say that my favorite block or neighborhood is the next one that I walk… I’m not always thinking about what I saw in the past, I’m thinking about ‘Where am I now? What’s right ahead of me?’
Greg Perosi shares his Summer memories of Kamp Kiwanis, a camp for people with disabilities in Upstate New York.
Volunteers from across New York descended on Rochester to share their ideas at the Kiwanis Aktion Club statewide conference this past October. Lifestyles’ own Kiwanians were among the groups represented who talked about leadership, their club activities, and why they give their time. “Kiwanis Aktion Club members serve their communities,” explained Eric Schwacke. “We’re here
“When we build a trail to be accessible, it’s for everyone,” Carole Fraser, Universal Access Coordinator for the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), told Padalino. “It isn’t only for people with disabilities, it’s for people with small children in strollers. It’s for older adults and everyone to come and enjoy these spaces together. Everyone can come and be more accepting of each other.”
The New York Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences presented the 59th Annual New York Emmy® Awards on Saturday, March 19th at the Marriott Marquis, Times Square. Life-Wire News Service correspondent Eric Schwacke and photographer Meredith Arout were on hand to capture the moment. ” ngg_triggers_display=”never” ngg_proofing_display=”0″ order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]
Across New York State direct care service providers, self-advocates, and their families gathered to support a $15 minimum wage for direct care workers at rallies organized by the Coalition of Service Providers. Outside the New York City office of Governor Andrew Cuomo supporters rallied on Friday, March 11, 2016 to have their voices heard together. The following
The Staten Island Developmental Disabilities Council’s Annual Community Breakfast: “Keeping the Promise: It Matters to Us” was held February 26, 2016 at The Vanderbilt in South Beach. NYS Senator Diane Savino and NYS Assembly Representative Nicole Malliotakis heard the concerns of advocates for and families of people with disabilities. Life-Wire News Service’s Meredith Arout photographed the event
This year’s runway trends were diversity and inclusion at the February 15, 2016 FTL MODA show with models Madeline Stuart, Tiffany Tennille, Shaholly Ayers, Fausto Di Pino, Rebekah Marine, Dionne Michelle, and others. The show featured fashions by Josefa DaSilva, LuLu et GiGi, Dunyah, Adolfo Sanchez, Dear Rain, Mr. Decurtis, and FuMo Bespoke. Life-Wire correspondents Meredith Arout and
Top models who exemplify inclusion came of for the event, including Madeline Stuart, Rebekah Marine, Shaholly Ayers, Fausto Di Pino, and others.