In honor of Black History Month, Nakisha Pugh, senior policy advisor in the Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP), posted a blog on “Exploring the Intersection of Black History and Disability Inclusion.” In the blog, Pugh recounts the story of Brad Lomax, a Black American who played an essential role in both the civil rights […]
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The All Access Employee Resource Group presents an event on Disability Employment Awareness hosted by Jennfier Kumiyama and Kevin Gifford-Tinker. This is a discussion about the contributions of people with disabilities in the workforce and the importance of accessibility in obtaining employment and in the workplace. Date: Monday, Oct. 26 On Google Calendar Time: 12 […]
The U.S. Department of Labor hosted “Building a Future that Works,” a virtual celebration of the 75th annual National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) and the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act’s passage. The event explored the crucial role of accessible technology in this year’s NDEAM theme of “Increasing Access and Opportunity” for […]
National Business & Disability Council (NBDC)’s Virtual Disability Inclusion Summit: “Moving from Awareness to Action.” Date: Wednesday, October 21, 2020 (add it to your calendar) Time: 8 – 11 am Register here Website: https://www.viscardicenter.org/nbdc_ndeam_2020/ National Business & Disability Council (NBDC) at The Viscardi Center’s Virtual Disability Inclusion Summit: Moving from Awareness to Action in Celebration […]
Embracing disability inclusion gives organizations access to talented individuals who might otherwise be under- or unemployed. Research shows that disability inclusive businesses are not only stronger, but also help the economy as a whole. Learn more and share your stories with #DisabilityAdvantage.
Berkeley Lab is partnering with Rebuilding Together to make improvements to the Bay Area Outreach & Recreation Program’s fitness studio located at the Ed Roberts Campus. The Ed Roberts Campus is a nonprofit corporation that has been formed by disability organizations that share a common history in the Independent Living Movement of People with Disabilities. […]