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RJ Mitte Explains Our Disability Inclusion Market Research

Friday September 27th, 2019 / 0 Comments

Actor RJ Mitte, a.k.a. Walt Jr. on the TV show Breaking Bad, has teamed up with the Foundation to promote disability inclusion in Hollywood.

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Extending my journey with The Academy

Tuesday September 3rd, 2019 / 0 Comments

I graduated from the Academy Gold internship program! What an incredible summer it has been.

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Creative casting. Creative storytelling. Inclusion.

Monday August 12th, 2019 / 0 Comments

As an intern for the production track in The Academy Gold program, we had an amazing experience of being able to film scenes on a sound stage at the Warner Brothers Ranch Studios.

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“Attitudes change when stories are told authentically”

Wednesday August 7th, 2019 / 0 Comments

Last week was another amazing week as an intern for The Academy Gold program! 
On Wednesday night, The Ruderman Family Foundation sponsored a panel discussion of an all-female SPECIAL EFFECTS and VFX

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Hollywood Isn’t Always Glamorous!

Friday July 26th, 2019 / 0 Comments

The Academy has been documenting my journey through the Gold Program.

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“Wow! Someone who looks like me!” 

Thursday July 11th, 2019 / 0 Comments

Great news! I’m a recurring guest star in season 2 of Good Trouble on Freeform! The first episode my character appeared in just aired in the episode titled, “Unfiltered”.

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Make ‘em laugh before you make ‘em cry

Tuesday July 2nd, 2019 / 0 Comments

The Ruderman Family Foundation intern to the Academy Gold 2019 just won a prize.

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Innovation 4 Inclusion

Friday May 24th, 2019 / 0 Comments

In partnership with Gateways, Access to Jewish Education, we hosted Innovation 4 Inclusion, celebrating the make-a-thon completed by eight of the Boston Jewish Day Schools.

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Open Auditions to True Diversity

Monday April 1st, 2019 / 0 Comments

When we learned Emily Blunt is being considered to star as Rebecca Alexander in a new feature about her life as a woman who is deaf-blind, we reached out to multiple actresses with similar disabilitie

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It’s Time to Open Auditions to True Diversity

Monday April 1st, 2019 / 0 Comments

Another actress is being considered for a role of a woman who is almost deaf and blind by a new production.

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