Public Webinar: Congressional Insider’s Reflections on the ADA- Past, Present, and Future

2020-06-17T16:19:00+00:00June 17th, 2020|Best Practices, DisabilityIN|

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

NJIT Senior Alejandra Lopez-Diaz Lands Merck R&D Internship to Work on Vaccines

2020-06-15T20:49:00+00:00June 15th, 2020|DisabilityIN, In the News, Next Gen Leaders Stories|

“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

Partner Spotlight: AT&T

2020-06-09T08:00:00+00:00June 9th, 2020|Corporate Partners, DisabilityIN|

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 & COVID-19

2020-06-26T18:51:50+00:00June 4th, 2020|Best Practices, DisabilityIN, Global, Tips|

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.

2020-06-26T18:51:51+00:00June 1st, 2020|DisabilityIN, In the News|

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,

DOBE Spotlight: Client Confidant

2020-06-26T18:51:52+00:00May 25th, 2020|Best Practices, DisabilityIN, Doing Business with DOBEs|

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

2020-06-26T18:51:53+00:00May 21st, 2020|Disability Equality Index, DisabilityIN, Global, In the News|

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.

Celebrating Global Accessibility Awareness Day

2020-06-26T18:51:53+00:00May 20th, 2020|Best Practices, DisabilityIN, Global, Tips|

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

2020-06-26T18:51:53+00:00May 14th, 2020|DisabilityIN, In the News|

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

Press Release: SBR & House Speaker Nancy Pelosi

2020-06-04T15:20:22+00:00May 6th, 2020|DisabilityIN, Doing Business with DOBEs, In the News|

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.