June 20, 2022

Disability and Inclusion in the Entertainment Industry with Jake Linn

Disability and Inclusion in the Entertainment Industry with Jake Linn

Our guest today is disability advocate Jake Linn, who launched the Disability in Hollywood initiative to bring awareness to the inequities in Hollywood surrounding people in the entertainment industry with disabilities. Jake talks with Mai Ling about...


Our guest today is disability advocate Jake Linn, who launched the Disability in Hollywood initiative to bring awareness to the inequities in Hollywood surrounding people in the entertainment industry with disabilities. Jake talks with Mai Ling about how he got started with the project, the issues he and his team are addressing, and some of his personal experiences. He is passionate about raising awareness and changing the culture of Hollywood to one that embraces people with disabilities.

Contact Mai Ling: MLC at mailingchan.com

Contact Martyn: Martyn at martynsibley.com

 

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Jake Linn

Jake Linn is an artist and action oriented-advocate who focuses on using creative tools to drive policy changes. His undergrad was spent at School of the Art Institute of Chicago which can be seen in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. Currently, Jake is obtaining a Master’s Degree at CSU - Sacramento. His latest initiative is Disability in Hollywood (DiH). DiH is an education project interviewing prominent folks in the entertainment industry, discussing their experiences and tips for combating ableism and increasing inclusion and representation.