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Minority Mental Wellness – Disability:IN Webinar

We are excited to share a recording from Disability:IN's webinar advancing minority mental health month. Hear from Disability:IN corporate partner peers as they share their experience and stories around mental health awareness.   Moderator: Carla Carlisle, Director, Information Technology, Mental Health Co-lead for TIAA Diverse Abilities Business Resource Group [...]

2021-07-29T16:50:20+00:00July 29th, 2021|Mental Health|

Equilar Partners with Disability:IN to Advance the Inclusion of Board Candidates with Disabilities

Access original press release from the Business Wire. Equilar BoardEdge will capture disability self-disclosure metrics for companies looking to recruit qualified board members with disabilities and publicly report their efforts. REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Equilar, the leading provider of corporate leadership data solutions, today announced a partnership with Disability:IN, [...]

2021-07-28T13:15:33+00:00July 27th, 2021|Press Releases and Announcements|

The 31st Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

  From Jill Houghton, Disability:IN President & CEO It has been 31 years since the passing of the Americans with Disabilities Act - a landmark federal law that protects the rights of all people with disabilities. Globally, people with disabilities represent over one billion people or 15% of [...]

2021-07-26T14:22:32+00:00July 26th, 2021|DEI Best Practices, Press Releases and Announcements|

2021 Disability Inclusion Findings in the ‘New Normal’

  From Jill Houghton, Disability:IN President & CEO We just wrapped up our 24th annual global Disability:IN conference, or what we call our family reunion. Not even a global pandemic could keep us away from each other. In fact, the pandemic has brought us closer together and we gathered [...]

2021-07-19T13:36:14+00:00July 19th, 2021|DEI Best Practices, Press Releases and Announcements|

Partner Spotlight: Voya Financial

Disability inclusion integral to Voya Financial’s advertising 2021 campaign extends Voya’s ongoing commitment and a timely conversation for Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month Voya’s brand advertising programs have consistently promoted diversity, equity and inclusion, reflecting the company’s customers and aligning with its company values. The company’s 2021 ads build on this [...]

2021-03-03T17:49:12+00:00March 3rd, 2021|Partner Spotlight|

Bloomberg: Nasdaq Urged to Widen Diversity Rules by Disability Activists

Activists are pushing Nasdaq Inc. to expand its proposed board-diversity rules to include people with disabilities. The exchange operator’s planned regulations are currently too narrow and should be amended, Disability:IN and the American Association of People with Disabilities said in comment letters submitted jointly to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. [...]

2021-03-08T18:48:57+00:00February 23rd, 2021|In the News|

Target, Eli Lilly and Company, Cargill Join the CEO Campaign

By Jill Houghton, CEO When we first created the CEO Letter on Disability Inclusion one year ago, we knew we wanted it to be a leadership driven campaign where CEOs could call on their peers to commit to disability inclusion across their enterprise. The nation’s top executives would [...]

2021-03-08T18:45:17+00:00January 28th, 2021|DEI Best Practices, Press Releases and Announcements|

Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose (CECP) Guest Blog Post: How Disability Inclusion Builds Sustainable Companies

By: Jill Houghton, President & CEO, Disability:IN for Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose® (CECP) As the country grapples with a pandemic, a racial equality movement and now, civil unrest, business leaders yearn to get back on the road to stability—and fast. This year, CEOs and investors are expected to [...]

2021-03-08T18:46:00+00:00January 22nd, 2021|DEI Best Practices, In the News|

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