Promoting Positive Images of People with Disabilities: Meet Zarifa Roberson of i.d.e.a.l. Magazine

29 Jun 2015 by Jason's Connection
I.D.E.A.L. Magazine founder, publisher, and CEO–Zarifa Roberson (Image: Provided)

Recently Jason’s Connection’s Founder, Jason Harris, talked with Zarifa Roberson, the CEO, Founder, and Publisher of i.d.e.a.l Magazine, and a tireless advocate for those with disabilities. Ms. Roberson herself was born with a disability, but she does not let it dictate her life.

In this fascinating interview, Zarifa talks about her life and work, and reflects on what life is like for people with disabilities.

“We [i.d.e.a.l. Magazine] make sure people with disabilities have a platform for their voices to be heard…to express their concerns, and celebrate their lives.”

Interview With Zarifa Roberson

I.D.E.A.L. MAGAZINE is an award-winning for magazine for urban young people with disabilities. i.d.e.a.l. is an acronym for Individuals with Disabilities Express About Life. Their mission is to promote positive images of people with disabilities in society. They also try to eliminate negative stereotypes among the disability community.

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