Freewheelin with Carden

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February 21, 2021 01:02:57
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Black Disabled Lives Matter with Founder Jermaine Greaves

Black Disabled Lives Matter with Founder Jermaine Greaves hosted by Carden Wyckoff Transcript https://rb.gy/pcolzy Who is Jermaine Greaves? Jermaine Greaves is a creative powerhouse with skills in Event Planning, Marketing, and Artist Manager. He is the founder of the movement Black Disabled Lives Matter. He has done volunteer work for Afropunk and Brooklyn Music Festival as an Event Coordinator. From 2013 to 2017 years he has been organizing a team of 10 people to help promote the festival. Jermaine has also done Instore-Festivals, several independent artists release parties and also had hands-on in picking the talent for the Brooklyn Music Festival. His duties consist of selecting and looking through artist submissions, organizing the lineup, as well as setting time slots for the artists. He has also promoted several different clubs in New York City i.e. (Lit Lounge, Electric Warehouse, Webster Hall and multiple art galleries). Jermaine has also partnered with a clothing line brand called, "Not Like The Other Kids"  (www.notliketheotherkids.com); where we give back a portion of the proceeds to kids with disabilities. He is also experienced in putting together sponsorship packages and have several di fferent sponsors and relationships with people in the industry as well as sponsors. I have been featured on good morning America nbc4 telemundo and onmogul buzzfeed and other social media below is the dance video that is still going viral the video has amassed 40 million views. Resources https://jermainegreaves.com/ @blackdisabledlivesmatters @jermainegreaves https://notliketheotherkids.com Follow Carden on Instagram @freewheelinwithcardenFind Carden everywhere Special thanks to my producer Jonathan Raz on Fiverr.com Use referral code 'Carden' when downloading iAccessLife mobile app.   ...

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January 24, 2021 00:52:26
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Hey it's me, your host Carden interviewed by Allison Hare of Culture Changers Podcast

Hey it's me, your host Carden interviewed by Allison Hare of Culture Changers Podcast Who is Carden Wyckoff? Carden Wyckoff is an Atlanta native, disability advocate, wheelchair roller, change maker and adventure seeker. She is known for bringing strategy to organizations and she does this most frequently by being able to come up with innovative ideas which leads to creating efficiencies. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the FSHD Society and works in the city for a Fortune 500 company. Local advocacy orgs she is aligned with include Atlanta Bike Coallition, iAccess Life, Illimitable, MARTAarmy and PEDS. Diagnosed at the age of 8, Carden has a form of muscular dystrophy (FSHD) which is a progressive muscle wasting disease. Instead of letting the disability define her, she instead transforms the community to be a more accessible place. Her strengths are ideation, strategic thinking, activation, relationship building and learning. Carden is a force of nature! When Carden has an idea, she will turn it into reality.  During her free time, Carden works day in and day out to make the world a more accessible place and break down barriers for individuals with disabilities. She contacts local business management to provide feedback on accessibility and has turned into making the Atlanta community more accessible. She provides awareness for the able bodied community to be supportive allies. She documents traveling with a disability to empower those who are hesitant to face the unknown. You may have seen her family piggyback her on the Appalachian Trail, advocated to make the University of Georgia’s Arch wheelchair accessible at graduation, or her brother competing on American Ninja Warrior for her ...

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January 17, 2021 00:55:20
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Type 1 Diabetes with Tom Lennon

Type 1 Diabetes with Tom Lennon hosted by Carden Wyckoff Transcript https://rb.gy/ist1oh Who is Tom Lennon? Since being diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes at the age of 35, creator and Personal Trainer Tom Lennon decided that he wasn't going to let this devastating news  keep him from reaching his fitness goals. Through his t-shirt company, Tom wanted to send the message that you can still do amazing things even if you have Type 1 (or Type 2) Diabetes. Working in a local children's hospital already, Tom would see children come in on a daily basis that were newly diagnosed with the disease or who were already living with it. He then decided that he wanted to donate a portion of his t-shirt proceeds to the Children's Diabetes Foundation in hopes of making a difference. Resources Type1lifting Instagram, Twitter, Tiktok, and Facebook Follow Carden on Instagram @freewheelinwithcardenFind Carden everywhere Special thanks to my producer Jonathan Raz on Fiverr.com Use referral code 'Carden' when downloading iAccessLife mobile app.   ...

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January 10, 2021 00:45:32
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Tourette Syndrome Awareness with Britney Wolf

Tourette Syndrome Awareness with Britney Wolf hosted by Carden Wyckoff Transcript https://rb.gy/psoy5q Who is Britney Wolf? Britney Wolf is a 31 year old woman living with Tourette Syndrome. She has had a mission of spreading education and awareness about the very misunderstood disorder ever since she was a child and has since found more ways to amplify her voice and her fight over the years. Although some days are harder than others, she continues to push forward with a smile on her face and stay positive. Resources Facebook: Facebook.com/oneticatatimeYouTube: Youtube.com/britneywolfInstagram: _britneywolfWebsite: britneywolfspeaks.com Follow Carden on Instagram @freewheelinwithcardenFind Carden everywhere Special thanks to my producer Jonathan Raz on Fiverr.com Use referral code 'Carden' when downloading iAccessLife mobile app.   ...

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January 03, 2021 00:45:15
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We Hear You ASL with Pierre Paul

We Hear You ASL with Pierre Paul hosted by Carden Wyckoff Transcript https://rb.gy/mi0pdq Who is Pierre Paul? Pierre Paul was born on June 22nd, 1998 in Brazil and grew up between Guyana and Wooster Ohio. As a child, Pierre was bullied for his foreign origin and decided to put an emphasis on helping others and mastering the English language. In high school, Pierre solidified himself as the number one public speaker in Ohio and placed among the top 12 at the largest academic competition in the world. Pierre then accepted a speech scholarship to attend the number one ranked speech school in the nation, Bradley University. After a year on the team, Pierre decided to turn his focus to his academics and advocacy work. Pierre graduated early with his bachelors in political science and was honored to be able to give the December 2019 commencement speech. He is currently completing his Masters in Non-profit leadership at Bradley. Recently, Pierre led a group of a couple thousand to clean up a Target after the riots ensued in Minnesota. Along with this, Pierre is the founder and CEO of a startup company named We Hear You. The company is creating an application that turns American Sign Language into audible speech and is working to be backward compatible to turn speech and text into ASL text. Resources Follow Pierre Paul and We Hear You ASL @WehearyouASL - insta, twitter, and facebook. Pierre_Paul15 - personal twitter. Pierrepaul15 - personal inatagram. Pierrepaul32 - tik tok Pierre Paul - perosnal facebook Follow Carden on Instagram @freewheelinwithcardenFind Carden everywhere Special thanks to my producer Jonathan Raz on Fiverr.com Use referral code 'Carden' when downloading iAccessLife mobile app. ...

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December 27, 2020 00:52:43
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Ninjasitcking thru the Woods with Professional Skier and Activist Vasu Sojitra

Ninjasitcking Thru the Woods with Professional Skier and Activist Vasu Sojitra (he/him) hosted by Carden Wyckoff Transcript https://rb.gy/jup5vh Who is Vasu Sojitra (he/him/his)? When Vasu was only nine months old, he was diagnosed with septicemia, resulting in the amputation of one of his legs. Since then, Vasu has not looked back; with the help of his parents, brother, and friends, Vasu has built up the confidence needed to face new challenges with grace, courage, strength, humor, and unwavering determination. Vasu witnessed extreme poverty growing up in India, and has been living most of his life with a “dis”ability. He looks at these experiences as a blessing; they have allowed him to truly hone in on his ability to empathize with others. He continues to strengthen his vigor through his work in advocacy for those who face mental and physical limitations. Vasu will continue to inspire others to be a positive influence in their own communities by pushing personal limits, putting others first, and encouraging people to believe in themselves and in their own unique abilities! With the motto of “ ninjasticking through the woods to bring intersectionality to the outdoors” Vasu continues to challenge the biases that go with being a person of color with a disability through his work with the In Solidarity Network and first adaptive athlete for The North Face as well as his previous work as the Adaptive Sports Program Director for Eagle Mount Bozeman and Co-Founder/Program Coordinators for Earthtone Outsideᴹᵀ. Vasu helps promote Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) within local NGOs and organizations. To learn more or hiring Vasu for consultation work please contact him at vasusojitra(at)icloud.com. In this episode Vasu ...

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