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Mr. Anil Lewis

Manager of the Disability Employment Initiative for Randstad Staffing

Georgia Client Assistance Program

Georgia Client Assistance Program

Background Information

Employment History

Founding Chairman of Directors

Disability Law and Policy Center

Affiliations

Board Member
American Association of People with Disabilities

Member
Committee for Purchase

Board Member
Internet Nebraska Corporation

Advisory Board Member
The Workplace RERC

Board Member and President
Statewide Independent Living Council

President
National Federation of the Blind incorporated

Education



Georgia Institute of Technology

BBA

Georgia State

GSU Master's degree
Public Administration

Masters
Public Administration
Georgia State University

bachelor

Georgia State University

s degree
public administration
Georgia State University

Web References (159 Total References)


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Among these was Anil Lewis - Member, Committee for Purchase from People Who Are Blind or Severely disabled.

Anil Lewis is currently the Director of Strategic Communications for the National Federation of the Blind. Previously, Mr. Lewis was the President of the National Federation of the Blind of Georgia, where for eight years he developed and administered programs that provide education, training, and opportunity for blind youth and adults. Blind since 1989, Mr. Lewis has worked throughout his career to assist people with disabilities to obtain employment; he has served as a job placement specialist for a community rehabilitation program, as the manager of the Disability Employment Initiative for Randstad Staffing, and as a counselor and advocate for the Georgia Client Assistance Program. Mr. Lewis received a B.B.A. in Computer Information Systems and an M.P.A. in Program Evaluation and Policy Studies from Georgia State University.


Anil Lewis, Executive ...

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Anil Lewis, Executive Committee At Large Member National Federation of the Blind


Anil Lewis, executive ...

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Anil Lewis, executive director of the National Federation of the Blind Jernigan Institute, has experienced a complicated interplay between race and blindness. Blinded by an illness at 25, he grew up in a largely African American community in Atlanta, and did not feel he was in a minority until he went to the Georgia Institute of Technology.

While he thinks he's pretty good at distinguishing by voice whether Southerners are black or white, he can't do it with New Yorkers. He is often the only black person in a room, but knows it only because a sighted person tells him.
He likes to have as much information as possible about people, because it helps him deliver his message effectively. But, he said, it generally works just fine to be himself.
"The only time race matters is when there is an obvious issue around race that requires a degree of sensitivity," he said.
Lewis said he is just as capable as sighted people of making quick decisions about others, but his are based on tone of voice and word choice. "I can make the same snap judgments," he said.


Anil Lewis was born in 1964 ...

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Anil Lewis was born in 1964 in Atlanta, Georgia. Lewis was diagnosed at age nine with retinitis pigmentosa, although his vision was fairly unaffected until 1989. He has a master's in business administration in computer information systems and a master's in public administration from Georgia State University. He has developed a job placement program for people with disabilities, represented people with disabilities in a law office and headed Georgia's chapter of the National Federation of the Blind https://nfb.org/. Today, he lives in Baltimore, Maryland and is the Director of Advocacy and Policy at the National Federation of the Blind Jernigan Institute. He works with the NFB's government affairs team to eliminate subminimum wages and the antiquated notion that blind and disabled people cannot be productive members of society. He is also the proud father of Amari, his bright, ambitious son.


Newly elected individuals to the board ...

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Newly elected individuals to the board include: Joyce Bender, Kelly Buckland, Allie Cannington, Anil Lewis, Jennifer Mathis, Ari Ne'eman, Ricardo Thornton, and Michael Zullo.

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At-Large Member: Anil Lewis

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