LA Times Story on the Legacy of ILCSC’s Norma Jean Vescovo

A well deserved tribute to ILCSC's founder Norma Jean Vescovo written by City Beat Columnist Nita Lelyveld

“As executive director of the nonprofit Independent Living Center of Southern California since it opened in 1976, Vescovo has tirelessly aided and championed people with disabilities — fighting for their civil rights, pushing back against attitudes and stereotypes that diminish them and working to improve their opportunities on many fronts.”

One of the best paragraphs from the article reads:

As executive director of the nonprofit Independent Living Center of Southern California since it opened in 1976, Vescovo has tirelessly aided and championed people with disabilities — fighting for their civil rights, pushing back against attitudes and stereotypes that diminish them and working to improve their opportunities on many fronts.

Nita Lelyveld, LA Times City Beat Reporter

Read the Article Here.

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