Public Webinar: Congressional Insider’s Reflections on the ADA- Past, Present, and Future July 27, 2020 @ 12:00 – 1:00 pm Eastern Presenter: Robert “Bobby” Silverstein, Principal, Powers Pyles Sutter & Verville PC Webinar Description: Bobby Silverstein, the former chief congressional aide to Senator Tom Harkin (the chief sponsor of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)) and current principal
“Disability-inclusive companies, like Merck, take the opportunity at the [Disability:IN Annual] conference to interview aspiring professionals to see if we may be a fit for their companies,” said Diaz. “I interviewed with them and two days later they called me and asked me to join their internship program.”Continue reading on NJIT…Related Content Learn more about
At AT&T, our mission is to “inspire human progress through the power of communication and entertainment.” In their daily actions, AT&T employees demonstrate a real and consistent commitment to our values of living true and doing the right thing. The Accessibility & Inclusion (A&I) initiative offers just one example of how we do this by
Disability:IN has compiled the following resources to support your disability inclusion work during COVID-19. COVID-19 Response: Industry-Specific Resources The coronavirus and COVID-19 crisis impact the disability community in ways that are both universal and unique; this is also true across industries. Here are industry-specific resources from peer-to-peer calls and knowledge sharing amongst our Corporate Partners.
Disability:IN remains in solidarity with the Black community. Racism, discrimination, and senseless acts of violence have no place in our society. Black lives matter. Ean Williams2020-06-01T19:53:46+00:00June 1st, 2020|In the News| Related Posts CEOs from Accenture, CVS Health, Intel, Microsoft, Voya Financial, and Walmart issue letter urging Fortune 1000 to participate in the DEI June 22nd,
Client Confidant enables companies to uncover hard to get business intelligence in order to keep and grow their strategic relationships. Through methods such as qualitative, in-depth interviews, Client Confidant collects and distills findings into actionable feedback for its clients. As a Disability:IN DOBE, we wanted to share their success and highlight their project with our
Global Investor Group Representing $2.8 Trillion Call on Companies to be Inclusive to People with Disabilities
On Global Accessibility Awareness Day (#GAAD), an investor group representing more than $2.8 trillion in combined assets and 22 signatories, is calling on companies they invest in to be inclusive to people with disabilities through a Joint Investor Statement on Disability Inclusion. The statement encourages companies to create inclusive workplaces built for sustainable, long-term performance.
At Disability:IN, we believe accessible technology is an essential aspect of diversity and inclusion and a lever for innovation. In celebration of Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), we are pleased to share accessibility-related resources and opportunities to learn. We welcome business professionals to join IN accessibility initiatives from the marketing & communications fields, UX design,
‘I was told I could never work remotely’: Before coronavirus, workers with disabilities say they implored employers to allow them to work from home
As many businesses across the U.S. have cobbled together work-from-home programs to comply with COVID-19 social-distancing measures, some workers with disabilities wonder why they were told for so long that they couldn’t work remotely to accommodate their disability — and now hope that this moment could be a turning point that makes telework options more
Small Business Roundtable Hosted House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in a National Discussion on Impacts of COVID-19 and American Small Business Washington, D.C., May 5, 2020 – The Small Business Roundtable (SBR), a coalition of leading small business and entrepreneurship organizations, hosted a national virtual discussion with Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi today.