In the 30 years since the passage of the of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), there have been profound changes. But in this 30th Anniversary year, much remains to be done to advance the economic self-sufficiency of Americans with disabilities.
National Disability Institute founder Michael Morris was awarded the 2020 Ketchum Prize by the FINRA Foundation for his research and advocacy work around the financial security and capability of Americans with disabilities. The Ketchum Prize recognizes outstanding service and research to advance investor protection and financial capability in the U.S.
On this episode of FINRA’s UNscripted podcast, Michael Morris talks about his research, the intersection of race and disability, potentially impactful policy changes that have yet to be made and what leaves him feeling optimistic about the future.