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

2020-08-17T19:04:47+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

2020-07-28T16:39:33+00:00June 15th, 2020|DisabilityIN, In the News, Next Gen Leaders Stories|

Who We AreAboutDisability:IN TeamBoard of DirectorsCorporate PartnersStrategic AlliancesAffiliatesWhat We DoAre You IN?Disability Equality IndexInclusion WorksNextGen Leaders InitiativesSupplier DiversityAutism @ WorkDisability:IN CommitteesResourcesNews & EventsVirtual ConferenceThe Disability INclusion BlogEvents Calendar Home / News & Events / The Disability INclusion Blog / NJIT Senior Alejandra Lopez-Diaz Lands Merck R&D Internship to Work on Vaccines “Disability-inclusive companies, like Merck,

Partner Spotlight: AT&T

2020-07-28T16:39:34+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

2020-07-08T21:39:26+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.

2020-07-08T21:39:26+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

2020-07-08T21:39:26+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.

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