Tune in as we are joined by Executive Director Amy Pinder and learn all about Accessible Festivals, a wonderful organization to work to make sure that all festers have what they need to be included and feel welcome to join in the fun.
Ticket grant programs, ensuring safe spaces, and providing sign language interpreters are just a few of the incredible initiatives this organization provides. They even have their very own Inclusion Festival annually! Be sure to check this one out as it is sure to raise your awareness.
Accessible Festivals Mission Statement
Our mission is to foster connection and understanding through the universal language of music, to provide a platform where people of all abilities and identities can connect and build relationships, and to inspire the creation of safe, inclusive, and equitable communities.
Amy Pinder Bio
Amy is the co-founder of Inclusion Festival and a speech-language therapist with over fifteen years of experience working with individuals with disabilities and neurological differences in a variety of educational, vocational, and community settings. As a therapist, Amy incorporates joyful, regulatory, and play-based movement such as yoga, juggling, and hula hooping. She is also the founder and owner of Circles of Communication, a private practice that offers integrative speech-language therapy and alternative education programs in Central New Jersey.
Inclusion Festival website
Accessible Festivals website
Take advantage of the Dan Grover Memorial Ticket Grant Program!
Get involved by donating, volunteering and take advantage of their offerings for your festival or place of work!
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Thank you to Carver Commodore, argonaut&wasp, and Blair Crimmins for allowing us to use their music in the show open and close. It makes everything sound so much better!
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Let’s catch a live show together soon!
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