The Disability INclusion Blog

Jackson Dalton of Blackbox Safety, Inc wins Disability:IN’s Pitch Perfect Challenge

On Tuesday, October 19th, Disability:IN hosted the final round of the Pitch Perfect Challenge. The challenge, which went through a Semi-Final round and then a Final round, involved eight Disability Owned Business Enterprises (DOBEs) as they pitched their ideas to supplier diversity corporate experts for the chance to win [...]

2021-10-21T17:31:29-04:00October 21st, 2021|Supplier Diversity / Procurement|

2021 World Mental Health Day

October 10th marks World Mental Health Day. Depression is a leading cause of disability worldwide, and we encourage our partners to build inclusive cultures that include people with non-apparent disabilities, including mental illness. Check out our video featuring Disability:IN EVP Programs, Liz Taub, Fidelity Investments VP of Customer Accessibility, [...]

2021-10-08T16:45:01-04:00October 10th, 2021|Mental Health|

Partner Spotlight: The Boeing Company

Local efforts help Boeing enhance disability inclusion with neurodiversity certification. The Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS) Fabrication Electrical Center of Excellence (ECoE) in Mesa, Arizona, is building a strong and inclusive team that plays a key role in helping refine and sharpen the way BDS Fabrication designs, builds, and [...]

2021-10-04T16:41:13-04:00October 4th, 2021|Partner Spotlight|

Partner Spotlight: Microsoft

With workers with disabilities being paid as little as $2 an hour in 42 states, National Disability Employment Awareness Month is a time to honor, reflect and bring awareness.More than 40 million people in the United States have a disability, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. COVID-19 has disproportionately [...]

2021-10-01T19:56:34-04:00October 1st, 2021|Partner Spotlight|

Disability:IN Celebrates Disability Employment Awareness Month with Events Featuring Singer Mandy Harvey, Fortune 500 CEOs, Entrepreneurs with Disabilities and More

DOWNLOAD: Disability:IN digital flyer on 10 ways to join IN around the globe for #DEAM. Download DOWNLOAD: Updating Your Social Profiles for #DEAM. Download FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Disability:IN Celebrates Disability Employment Awareness Month with Events Featuring Singer Mandy Harvey, Fortune 500 [...]

2021-10-04T18:19:21-04:00September 30th, 2021|Press Releases and Announcements|

CNBC: Hybrid working will now allow more people with disabilities to enter labor force, Ted Kennedy Jr. says

(CNBC) Ted Kennedy Jr., co-chair of the Disability Equality Index and board member of the American Association of People with Disabilities, told CNBC that companies’ changing views toward remote-working and hybrid-working following the Covid-19 pandemic will allow more people with disabilities to enter the labor force.

2021-09-19T15:58:20-04:00September 17th, 2021|In the News|

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