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Veteran Programs at 3M, McKesson, Qualcomm & the Walt Disney Company

Many of our partners have programs and initiatives that support veterans in the workplace. Explore a few companies that have implemented successful programs to help veterans and enhanced their inclusion efforts: Military & Veterans at 3M “Our Military Support Network provides active support and outreach to veterans and their [...]

Spotlight On Mentoring: Honoring Veterans Day With Wayne Shanks, Supplier Diversity Director, USAA

Kathleen Castore, Disability:IN’s Supplier Mentoring & Development Consultant chats with Wayne Shanks from USAA! Wayne and his team have supported V-DOBE™s and SDV-DOBE™s in the Disability: IN Mentoring Program for many years. Since we want to shine a light on USAA and all they do for veterans, especially this [...]

2020-11-10T17:03:56+00:00November 10th, 2020|Accessibility, Supplier Diversity / Procurement|

You Can Do Virtually Anything: Digital accessibility is essential to the employment of people with disabilities

Virtually every aspect of employment in the 21st century relies on technology. We search for jobs and apply for them online. We use websites and mobile applications to determine our medical benefits, plan for retirement, train for jobs, apply for promotions and do our daily work. We mentor, grow [...]

2020-11-12T17:21:26+00:00October 22nd, 2020|Accessibility, Global, In the News|

CEOs Asked to Pledge Disability Inclusion at Their Companies – AdWeek

When the Americans with Disabilities Act was signed into law in 1990, it provided the first-ever federal equal rights protections for people with disabilities. That meant that a disability could no longer be used as an excuse not to hire an otherwise qualified employee; it also meant that workplaces [...]

Modernizing the Disability Equality Index – 2021 Updates

July 26, 2020 marks the 30th Anniversary of the enactment of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This historic milestone is taking place during a global COVID-19 pandemic which has further exposed inequality in our society. The promise of the ADA and fight to end racial inequality and injustice [...]

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

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 [...]

2020-11-10T00:16:32+00:00June 17th, 2020|Accessibility, Global|

Partner Spotlight: AT&T

Inspiring Human Progress through the Power of Communication and Entertainment 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 [...]

2020-11-12T18:00:56+00:00June 9th, 2020|Accessibility, Business Case, Global, In the News|

Disability:IN & COVID-19

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 [...]

2020-11-12T17:20:37+00:00June 4th, 2020|Accessibility, COVID-19, Global|

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