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MA Youth Leadership Forum 2020 - Shared screen with speaker view
Emma (YLF Staff)
19:40
Hi Rory! Apologies as we were just getting set up :) Glad you are here!
Maisie (she/her) - PL
19:43
Sometimes it takes a few minutes to let everyone in
Cody Rooney
19:48
hi everyone
William Duffy
20:03
i’m sorry I’m late
Anna Weinberger
20:04
bRB everyone
Heidi B - Staff Capt.
20:21
np
Mehdi (PYD Staff)
20:21
Welcome everyone! Should be an exciting afternoon
William Duffy
20:34
i’m sorry I’m late
kevin Cavanaugh-Staff Captain
20:57
Hope everyone is ready for this...it should be great
William Duffy
21:43
i’m sorry I’m late
Darryl Sanchez (PYD Staff)
21:53
No worries William, welcome!
Anna Hermann
21:55
No problem, William!
Samantha Gibbs
22:00
me to
Becca Cronin
22:09
Welcome Samantha!
Anna Hermann
22:13
Glad everyone is here now :)
Genelle Thomas, Tech Liaison
23:20
gthomas@pyd.org
Anna Weinberger
23:21
thanks genelle
Becca Cronin
23:28
Thank you, Genelle
Michael Sweeney-PL
23:46
Thank you, Genelle
Genelle Thomas, Tech Liaison
23:51
Learn about the National Disability Mentoring Coalition at disabilitymentors.org
garnet
24:06
very interesting job ra
Anna Weinberger
25:10
Hi Ray!! Good to see you again!
Jonathan-PL
25:37
The Aleen Iverson thing was amazing
Cristina Cortez
26:11
I LISTEN to his podcast.
Cristina Cortez
27:25
what's the title of the book?
Becca Cronin
29:27
My Legs may be Paralyzed but my Mind Isn't
Peter B. (he/him)
33:14
Who was I talking with for tech support?
Jonathan-PL
33:31
Mike or Steve would be ideal Peter
Peter B. (he/him)
33:55
I was already on the phone with someone troubleshooting a tech issue.
Anna Weinberger
33:59
Yes, I have heard of him
Jack Lucas
34:22
Steve Harvey looks like Mr. Potato Head
Jonathan-PL
34:34
Host of Family Feud that Steve Harvey?
Rory
34:41
he hosts family feud at 8 eastern time
Rory
34:55
on channel 7
Anna Weinberger
34:57
OH yeah
Jack Lucas
35:40
Steve Harvey sure looks like Mr. Potato Head
Brenna Siegfriedt-Peer Leader
37:04
Thank you, Genelle.
Darryl Sanchez (PYD Staff)
38:41
Your mind is stronger than anything
Brenna Siegfriedt-Peer Leader
38:48
Sorry that I was late…What did I miss from 2:00pm.-2:10pm.
Cody Rooney
39:27
not much
Brenna Siegfriedt-Peer Leader
39:27
Sorry that I was late…What did I miss from 2:00pm.-2:10pm?.
Anna Weinberger
39:27
Not much, Brenna, this is all being recorded.
Genelle Thomas, Tech Liaison
39:27
Brenna, we have recorded the session and will provide it so you can watch what you missed.
Samantha Gibbs
39:37
stop
Brenna Siegfriedt-Peer Leader
40:08
Did I miss anything important?.
Jonathan-PL
40:13
Mostly the speech by him about him wanting to be in the NBA but he had a disability and got paralyzied which he has tried to use to turn into a positive @Brenna
Samantha Gibbs
40:23
stop
Anna Weinberger
40:44
it’s ok, Samatha.. Just listen to Ray.
Samantha Gibbs
41:10
I am lisuning
Brenna Siegfriedt-Peer Leader
41:32
Jonathan I was there for that, and I was there for Genelle’s speech too…I was wondering what I missed during the beginning?.
Anna Weinberger
41:50
ok emma
Sara Young
41:54
amen!!!!!!
Heidi B - Staff Capt.
42:03
No problem, Brenna, just a brief intro…try to follow from here and you can always watch the recording later!
Heidi B - Staff Capt.
42:58
Thanks, Ray!!!!
Anna Weinberger
43:10
Thank you, Ray!!!
Darryl Sanchez (PYD Staff)
43:11
That was awesome Ray. Thank you for sharing your story
PARIS ARFFA
43:28
thank you ray!
kevin Cavanaugh-Staff Captain
43:34
Very inspiring
Rory
43:37
thx ray
garnet
43:38
is it hard to be in a wheelchair when u love basketball
James Britton
43:39
Thank you, Ray!
Brendan M- PL
43:39
Great speach Ray !!!
garnet
43:42
thx
Jack Lucas
43:43
Extraordinary
Michael Sweeney-PL
43:43
Thank you, Ray!
LaRyzza (larissa) - Peer Leader
43:43
Thank you soso much , your story is so inspiring.
Samantha Gibbs
43:49
you are the bast
Sintayehu
43:53
that is great thank you
Cody Rooney-PL
43:57
thanks ray
Maisie (she/her) - PL
43:58
Thank you so much for sharing your story, Ray! You're an amazing person!
Anna Weinberger
44:05
good question, Garnet
Lillian Ellmore-PL (she/her)
44:12
Advice on being in an interabled relationship?
Heidi B - Staff Capt.
44:24
You can also use the raise hand feature too!
Cristina Cortez
44:26
wheel on ray
Anna Weinberger
44:34
Great question, Lillian
Cristina Cortez
44:36
Thank you very much.
Jonathan-PL
44:44
What is the most enjoyable thing about being able to play the game you love in a wheel chair? Does it give you hope
Regina Snowden
44:46
Ray played wheelchair basketball and won a scholarship to college to play on a wheelchair basket ball team!! Thus a college education and the sport of wheel chair b. gall
Regina Snowden
44:52
basket ball
Brenna Siegfriedt-Peer Leader
44:54
Where can you purchase your book?.
Samantha Gibbs
44:57
you are the bast
Saman Berenji
44:59
That was such a great story and thank you for sharing.
Tyrell Kizzie (TK)
45:00
Awesome story Ray!
Cristina Cortez
45:08
I'LL GET BOOK
Regina Snowden
45:19
I have the book, it is great
William Duffy
45:22
Yo Man Ray you are the coolin’ Chillin’ Person you are the man You are a Rock-in’ scientist you are very nicest person you have great Compassion
Becca Cronin
45:23
Breanna, I found the book on Amazon!
Liz Fancher (SC)
45:29
What advice do you have for people who discover that they can't get their dream job or career?
Cody Rooney-PL
45:32
good question
Sara Young
45:54
I had back surgery and it was awful
Cristina Cortez
46:08
YOUR POWERHOUSE
Brenna Siegfriedt-Peer Leader
46:15
Can you buy your book at Barnes & Noble?.
Cristina Cortez
46:21
YES
Lillian Ellmore-PL (she/her)
46:45
THANK YOU SO MUCH ❤️
Matthew Cobb
47:10
nice pic
Cristina Cortez
47:11
SEE ME NOT MY DISABILITY
Cristina Cortez
47:37
YES
Cody Rooney-PL
47:39
agreed
Anna Weinberger
47:47
great question
Samantha Gibbs
48:04
can I go to the bathroom
Becca Cronin
48:08
Great question, Liz
Anna Weinberger
48:20
yes samatha,
Cristina Cortez
48:20
DOMINATE
Maisie (she/her) - PL
48:24
Of course! You never have to ask
Cristina Cortez
49:07
NO NEED TO ASK
Cristina Cortez
49:16
DO U
William Duffy
49:19
I’m really out amazed you are Mr. incredible love that picture in the Background I totally seek your Happiness love that smiling smiles
Cristina Cortez
49:39
BE U
Anna Weinberger
49:40
I agree!!!
Anna Weinberger
50:49
Love Amazon!!
Anna Weinberger
50:57
Thanks, Ray!
Mehdi (PYD Staff)
50:57
Can we share your website in the chat?
Saman Berenji
50:58
You touched on this a little bit but I am curious in a bit more detail, What was a pivotal moment of yours that made you realize that you are able to make this your career?
Brenna Siegfriedt-Peer Leader
52:01
What’s your website or email so I can order the book?.
Cristina Cortez
52:09
DO YOU HAVE AUDIOBOOK
Cristina Cortez
52:36
DONT SEE IT.
Darryl Sanchez (PYD Staff)
52:44
Are there moments in your life when you feel resentful or sad about what happened to you?
Lillian Ellmore-PL (she/her)
52:56
BRB YALL
Heidi B - Staff Capt.
53:03
tyt
Cody Rooney-PL
53:10
ok
Brenna Siegfriedt-Peer Leader
53:13
Where did you meet your wife?.
Jonathan-PL
53:48
Do you ever feel greatful it happened in the sense that it gave you new perspective on life and taught you a lot of life lessons at a young age which some never learn
Cristina Cortez
53:50
PLEASE MAKE IT
nathanpersampieri
53:52
Thanks for sharing your story. Very inspirational Can you share your website in the chat
Peter B. (he/him)
54:08
I would like to know which member of YLF I was troubleshooting with.
William Duffy
54:15
Yo Man Ray you are the coolin’ Chillin’ Person you are the man You are a Rock-in’ scientist you are very nicest person you have great Compassion
Mehdi (PYD Staff)
54:18
raygrand.com
Brenna Siegfriedt-Peer Leader
54:37
How’s is to marry someone who doesn’t have a disability?.
Anna Weinberger
54:49
thanks, medhdi
LaRyzza (larissa) - Peer Leader
55:23
what are some things you do or an suggest, when yo have more difficult days? do you feel held back and how do you get past those feelings
Anna Weinberger
56:05
awesome, question LaRyzza!
garnet
56:42
sry bad internet conection
William Duffy
57:59
I’m really out amazed you are Mr. incredible love that picture in the Background I totally seek your Happiness love that smiling smiles
Heidi B - Staff Capt.
58:12
np Garnet, just rejoin anytime you get disconnected:)
Anna Weinberger
58:31
that’s awesome, Ray!!
William Duffy
58:33
Yo Man Ray you are the coolin’ Chillin’ Person you are the man You are a Rock-in’ scientist you are very nicest person you have great Compassion
Darryl Sanchez (PYD Staff)
59:27
do you hav moments when you feel sad about what happened?
Darryl Sanchez (PYD Staff)
59:32
just to clarify
Maisie (she/her) - PL
59:35
Resentful means it's something you're upset about
Sara Young
01:00:33
I had a surgery on my back and it change EVERYTHING.. I understand you ray
Jack Lucas
01:01:33
Shit
Cody Rooney-PL
01:01:45
lol
Darryl Sanchez (PYD Staff)
01:01:56
omg haha that’s a great analogy
Anna Weinberger
01:01:57
No foul language please, Jack. Thanks.
Emma (YLF Staff)
01:02:00
I love this analogy!
Jack Lucas
01:02:05
Sorry
Mehdi (PYD Staff)
01:02:08
Let's keep the language on the public chat professional and appropriate please!
Samantha Gibbs
01:02:11
lats not say that
Jack Lucas
01:02:16
Ok Sorry
Jack Lucas
01:02:41
I will
Sara Young
01:03:04
wow
Cristina Cortez
01:03:25
SEND LINK TO BOOK
Cristina Cortez
01:04:02
CANT FIND IT.
kevin Cavanaugh-Staff Captain
01:04:04
Way to look at the bright side of things. Fantastic perspective
Becca Cronin
01:04:15
Wow, what great perspective
Cristina Cortez
01:04:21
YES
Genelle Thomas, Tech Liaison
01:04:35
Ray, your honesty is refreshing.
Cristina Cortez
01:05:04
I WAS BORN THIS WAY
Cristina Cortez
01:05:14
BABY
garnet
01:05:23
ray even though ur black your amazing you should run the black lives matter movement
Regina Snowden
01:05:32
WAHOO RAY, HIP HIP HOORAY RAY!!!!
Anna Weinberger
01:05:34
haha! Yeah Cristinaina
Regina Snowden
01:05:39
Can't stop the glee
Cristina Cortez
01:05:46
YES
Maisie (she/her) - PL
01:05:47
Hip hip hoo"Ray"!
Regina Snowden
01:06:00
Yeah yeah yeah,
Michael Sweeney-PL
01:06:12
Woohoo!!
Cristina Cortez
01:06:25
AGREED
Cristina Cortez
01:07:05
RAY SHOULD RUN
Peter B. (he/him)
01:07:07
When will the breakout sessions be?
Anna Weinberger
01:07:15
YEah RAY!!!! WOOO!!!
Regina Snowden
01:07:19
Run for President
Regina Snowden
01:07:25
RAY FOR PRESIDENT
Anna Weinberger
01:07:30
YES!!!
Rory
01:07:34
awesome
Cody Rooney-PL
01:07:37
ray 2020
William Duffy
01:07:40
Yo Man Ray you are the coolin’ Chillin’ Person you are the man You are a Rock-in’ scientist you are very nicest person you have great Compassion
Michael Sweeney-PL
01:07:41
YES RAY!! YOU’D BE AN AMAZING PRESIDENT!!
Cristina Cortez
01:07:56
BLACK LIVES MATTER
Regina Snowden
01:08:02
BLACK LIVES MATTER
Rory
01:08:04
always
Cristina Cortez
01:08:17
AGREED
Cody Rooney-PL
01:08:31
really enjoy your walk
Lillian Ellmore-PL (she/her)
01:08:36
I FEEL chronic pain is AWFUL
PARIS ARFFA
01:08:47
^
Cody Rooney-PL
01:08:48
talk I mean'
Cristina Cortez
01:08:48
YES
Heidi B - Staff Capt.
01:09:22
Sounds like you have a wonderful wife!
Regina Snowden
01:09:38
Melanie is amazing Love Melanie
Cristina Cortez
01:09:48
I'M A WRITER
Cristina Cortez
01:09:53
TOO
Genelle Thomas, Tech Liaison
01:10:00
That is so true, Ray! A giving mindset challenges so much.
William Duffy
01:10:12
Yo Man Ray you are the coolin’ Chillin’ Person you are the man You are a Rock-in’ scientist you are very nicest person you have great Compassion
kevin Cavanaugh-Staff Captain
01:10:15
Personal acceptance leads to public acceptance
LaRyzza (larissa) - Peer Leader
01:10:15
your mindset is powerful
Anna Weinberger
01:10:17
I totally agree your wife sounds awesome! you should feel so lucky n fortunate to have her.
Lillian Ellmore-PL (she/her)
01:10:19
THIS! SO TRUE
Cristina Cortez
01:10:25
ADVOCATE
Becca Cronin
01:10:37
I completely agree LaRyzza - such a powerful mindset and a powerful self-advocate
William Duffy
01:10:48
I’m really out amazed you are Mr. incredible love that picture in the Background I totally seek your Happiness love that smiling smiles
Cristina Cortez
01:11:39
PLEASE PUT ME IN BREAKOUT ROOM
Lillian Ellmore-PL (she/her)
01:11:43
ALL OF THIS
Lillian Ellmore-PL (she/her)
01:11:46
YES
Becca Cronin
01:11:49
We will move to breakout rooms shortly!
William Duffy
01:11:57
Yo Man Ray you are the coolin’ Chillin’ Person you are the man You are a Rock-in’ scientist you are very nicest person you have great Compassion
Jonathan-PL
01:12:02
Just gonna say when you speak you get the whole room to listen and it is amazing GREAT JOB!!!!
Darryl Sanchez (PYD Staff)
01:12:03
Beautiful words Ray!!!
Cristina Cortez
01:12:05
WITH RAY
LaRyzza (larissa) - Peer Leader
01:12:06
Yess, thank you so much for this.
Heidi B - Staff Capt.
01:12:14
Yes, thanks so much Ray!!
Cristina Cortez
01:12:16
YES
Regina Snowden
01:12:17
I hope we can get Ray all of these comments
Becca Cronin
01:12:20
Thank you, Ray!
Susan N, YLF Director
01:12:25
Thank You So Much Ray!
Michael Sweeney-PL
01:12:26
Thank you so much, Ray! You are amazing!
Maisie (she/her) - PL
01:12:28
Thank you so much, Ray!
Anna Weinberger
01:12:29
Yes, Thanks again Ray!!
Cristina Cortez
01:12:48
BEST PART OF YLF
Cristina Cortez
01:12:56
YES
Cristina Cortez
01:13:23
Thank you very much.
Brendan M- PL
01:13:24
Great job Ray
Peter B. (he/him)
01:14:41
I didn't really have time to prepare anything,
Anna Weinberger
01:15:09
Yes Peter!!
Peter B. (he/him)
01:15:12
but I think I can still do well.
Heidi B - Staff Capt.
01:15:12
No problem, Peter!
Regina Snowden
02:07:17
tHANK YOU MANU, I AM SURE THE YOUTH IN YOUR GROUP WERE SO PLEASED TO HEAR YOU
DeepC SC- he, him
02:07:52
Ray - you're the man of the day!! Take care
kevin Cavanaugh-Staff Captain
02:07:55
The only thing missing was lunch!
Anna Weinberger
02:08:08
Ha, yes true
Darryl Sanchez (PYD Staff)
02:08:12
Yes, Lunch would be awesome
garnet
02:08:14
ray wt ur contact info
DeepC SC- he, him
02:08:15
Great to see you Manu!!!
Manu Thakral
02:08:25
Nice to see you too Deep!
Tyrell Kizzie (TK)
02:08:31
Thank you mentors! Including Ray.
LaRyzza (larissa) - Peer Leader
02:08:32
I just want to thank you all , i really enjoyed my group
Genelle Thomas, Tech Liaison
02:08:43
My group ROCKED!
Sarah H- PL
02:08:48
Thank you everyone!!
kevin Cavanaugh-Staff Captain
02:08:49
Great Day!
Ray Grand
02:08:53
Thank you everyone, nice to see you to Manu
Becca Cronin
02:08:55
This was wonderful!
Mehdi (PYD Staff)
02:08:56
Everyone here are rockstarts, thank you Mentors, Peer Leaders, interested delagates and everyone else!
Michael Sweeney-PL
02:09:00
Thank you!!
Manu Thakral
02:09:13
You were great as always, Ray!!
Sara Young
02:09:18
thanks
Becca Cronin
02:09:18
Go Lindsay!
Darryl Sanchez (PYD Staff)
02:09:19
Yeah this is such an awesome event. Thank you mentors, delegates and everyone!!!
Darryl Sanchez (PYD Staff)
02:09:23
Woohoo!
LaRyzza (larissa) - Peer Leader
02:09:24
thank you Ray! is there an email i can reach you at?
Maisie (she/her) - PL
02:09:41
Thank you to everyone who worked so hard to put this event on! Your work definitely paid off!
Becca Cronin
02:10:20
Have fun tonight everyone!!
Jack Lucas
02:10:29
I prefer to listen tonight I'm too shy to perform
Jonathan-PL
02:10:30
Can I sing with head phones in cuz my voice sounds better? im worried about yall not hearing the music tho
Peter B. (he/him)
02:10:31
Can I do a cover song for my instrument?
Heidi B - Staff Capt.
02:10:31
So glad you all enjoyed your groups - hope you learned some great tips for making progress toward your career goals!
Anna Weinberger
02:10:34
Thank you, Becca!
Peter B. (he/him)
02:10:36
Or does it have to be an original?
Genelle Thomas, Tech Liaison
02:10:52
It does not have to be an original.
Anna Weinberger
02:10:53
it can b anything
Anna Weinberger
02:11:02
good point mo
Heidi B - Staff Capt.
02:11:05
Sure Jonathan it shouldn’t be an issue
Sarah H- PL
02:11:07
Is performance optional? I would prefer to watch if that’s okay
Jack Lucas
02:11:08
I prefer to listen because I'm too shy to perfomr
Heidi B - Staff Capt.
02:11:14
Of course optional
Genelle Thomas, Tech Liaison
02:11:15
Performance is OPTIONAL
Anna Weinberger
02:11:20
no problem jack
Rory
02:11:30
bye everyone
Maisie (she/her) - PL
02:11:35
Bye everyone!
Sarah H- PL
02:11:35
thanks everyone
Darryl Sanchez (PYD Staff)
02:11:37
Bye all!!!
Ray Grand
02:11:42
Thanks everyone
Heidi B - Staff Capt.
02:11:42
Bye Darryl
Mehdi (PYD Staff)
02:11:47
Bye all!
Lillian Ellmore-PL (she/her)
02:11:48
BYE Y’all
Alejandro
02:11:48
bye everyone
Ray Grand
02:11:53
Have fun!
kevin Cavanaugh-Staff Captain
02:11:55
Adios!
Anna Weinberger
02:11:56
Bye, all see you at 6:30pm!!!
Nicole Henry
02:11:58
Thank you!
paris
02:12:04
bye y’all!