The Disability INclusion Blog

From T-Mobile CEO Mike Sievert: Diversity Equals Innovation

By Mike Sievert, CEO of T-Mobile As National Disability Employment Awareness Month draws to a close, I want to talk about how important it is to acknowledge and celebrate — all year long — the countless contributions of America’s workers with disabilities. And with a son who was physically [...]

2020-11-12T17:58:45+00:00October 29th, 2020|Business Case, DEI Best Practices, Global, In the News|

SDV-DOBE Spotlight: Black Box Safety, Inc.

BLACK BOX SAFETY, Inc. is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Business. They specialize in the prevention of serious injuries in the workplace. They are also authorized by manufacturers to distribute safety equipment, such as eye, face, and head protection, as well as high-visibility garments like vests. The President & Founder, Jackson [...]

2020-11-10T17:58:13+00:00October 28th, 2020|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|

The Pension Boards-UCC, Inc., JLens, and the Congregation of Sisters of St. Agnes sign Joint Investor Statement on Disability Inclusion

Investors representing more than $2.8 trillion in combined assets, led by New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli and Oregon State Treasurer Tobias Read, are calling on companies they invest in to create inclusive workplaces that can benefit from employing the millions of talented people with disabilities who remain [...]

2020-11-05T17:19:55+00:00October 19th, 2020|DEI Best Practices, Global, In the News|

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff signs CEO Letter on Disability Inclusion

"As we celebrate the 75th anniversary of Disability Employment Awareness Month and further our commitment towards building a more inclusive workplace for people with disabilities, Salesforce is honored to join “IN” with a coalition of CEOs advocating for the inclusion of people with disabilities within business through the “CEO Letter [...]

2020-11-12T17:59:28+00:00October 14th, 2020|Business Case, DEI Best Practices, Global, In the News|

World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day is observed on 10 October every year, with the overall objective of raising awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilizing efforts in support of mental health. By 2020, mental and substance use disorders will surpass all physical diseases as the major causes of disability [...]

2020-12-16T19:08:22+00:00October 10th, 2020|Mental Health|

COVID-19 pandemic reversed decades of employment gains for disabled, but advocates see glimmers of hope – ABC News

October marks the 75th annual National Disability Awareness Employment Month, part of a Labor Department's effort to spread awareness about the employment struggles those with disabilities often face in the workplace. This year also coincides with the 30th anniversary of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act, which [...]

2021 NextGen Leader Applications Now Open!

Disability:IN NextGen Leaders have the opportunity to connect with leading brands across all industries. Students are matched one-on-one with mentors from Disability:IN Corporate Partners and network and interview with corporate partners. Applications are now open for the 2021 cohort. LGBTQ+, Black, and veteran individuals are especially [...]

2020-11-12T17:54:20+00:00September 1st, 2020|Events, Global, Recruiting / Talent Acquisition|

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