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Virtual Tips & Etiquette for Interviews and Meetings

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The Utah State Office of Rehabilitation is putting on a free webinar about working and applying for virtual workspaces, a fantastic opportunity for people experiencing a disability. Their official statement of the event reads: The COVID-19 Pandemic has thrust a lot of people into virtual work and into a world they may not have been…

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Dr. James F. McNeil Vocational Consulting Services

Dr. James F. McNeil Vocational Consulting Services

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As we have always discussed at throughout our Disability: IN affiliates, accessibility and inclusion in the workplace is incredibly important, but finding a place to start your journey to inclusion can be difficult. One of the great services that we recommend is the Dr. James F. McNeil Vocational Consulting Services, a nonprofit dedicated to providing…

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National Disability Employment Awareness Month

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October, in the United States, is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) and this year will be the United States’ 75th time commemorating this event. As this month quickly approaches, the US Department of Labor has announced  that this year’s theme is “Increasing Access and Opportunity”, designed to complement the 30th anniversary of the Americans with…

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Innovative Approaches to Increasing Self-ID Webinar

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Earlier this year, EARN and Disability:IN DC Metro have released a fantastic webinar that outlines what it means for those with disabilities to self-identify. The webinar goes over the definition, best methods, background, and benefits of self-identification according to the EARNS’ Self-ID toolkit. Click here to watch the full webinar Click here to access the…

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30 Years of the ADA

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On July 26, 1990, the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) was signed, marking a huge step in accessibility and disability inclusion. Today, we encourage you all to celebrate 30 years of inclusion in the United States by taking the time to recognize and celebrate this important day.  As part of the Department of Labor’s commitment…

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PREVENTS’ Mental Health Toolkit

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The President’s Roadmap to Empower Veterans and End a National Tragedy of Suicide (PREVENTS) came out with a mental health toolkit for Veterans. The plan includes a ten point recommendation list and includes resources form EARN. To check out the plan and learn more about the initiative to end Veteran suicide, click here.

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DiversityComm, Inc. Adds “DOBE” to List of Minority Business Certifications

DiversityComm, Inc. Adds “DOBE” to List of Minority Business Certifications

DiversityComm, Inc. (DCI), the publisher of six diversity-inclusion focused magazines—Black EOE Journal, HISPANIC Network Magazine, Professional WOMAN’S Magazine, Diversity in STEAM, U.S. Veterans Magazine and DIVERSEability Magazine—is known for its signature celebrity, advocacy-focused cover stories. Now DCI demonstrates its commitment to inclusion by announcing that, along with its WBENC certification, it is now certified by…

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An Engineer in Mind and Spirit

An Engineer in Mind and Spirit

Unable to read until age 16, Raytheon’s Kristy Mandigo overcame disabilities to build a stellar career. Born with partial paralysis, portions of her brain missing and spastic cerebral palsy, and later diagnosed with epilepsy, Mandigo wasn’t expected to graduate from elementary school and didn’t learn how to read until she was sixteen. “School district officials…

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Engage with like-minded businesses to learn how to promote inclusion of people with disabilities, including transitioning veterans.

The OFCCP changes to Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act makes membership in Disability:In’s affiliates an excellent opportunity to stay abreast of the latest information and the opportunity to network and learn from other members.

Being a member sends a message to the community that your business is committed to including people with disabilities in the workforce and B2B.

Disability:In’s Southern California affiliate offers networking opportunities and resources to brand and enhance your disability inclusion. Call us at 949-825-5777 if interested in becoming a member! Or contact us via email: info@disabilityinsocal.org