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The Communities Thrive Challenge, a collaboration between The Rockefeller Foundation and the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, is hoping to fund, strengthen, and grow community-driven approaches that expand economic opportunity for low-income or financially insecure people. If this sounds like the work yo...
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The Communities Thrive Challenge, a collaboration between The Rockefeller Foundation and the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, is hoping to fund, strengthen, and grow community-driven approaches that expand economic opportunity for low-income or financially insecure people. If this sounds like the work yo...
communitiesthrivechallenge.org
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PBS KIDS is working with Zappos to introduce a clothing line aimed at meeting the unique sensory and adaptive needs of kids with disabilities.
disabilityscoop.com
The needs of adults with disabilities are frequently overlooked in the marketplace and when businesses are designing and promoting products and services. But a new report from the AIR finds that inclusive hiring practices and involving people with disabilities in product development and advertisemen...
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The Communities Thrive Challenge, a collaboration between The Rockefeller Foundation and the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, is hoping to fund, strengthen, and grow community-driven approaches that expand economic opportunity for low-income or financially insecure people. If this sounds like the work yo...
communitiesthrivechallenge.org
Disabled people are made to feel grateful for having a job at all. It is time we were brought into the conversation, says Frances Ryan
theguardian.com
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Research Project Assistant for the John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development. Reporting to the executive director, the incumbent in this position assists in the execution of workforce development, education and training research activ...
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Congress is considering legislation, framed under false pretenses, that will help businesses to shirk architectural protections of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. That can't happen.
architectmagazine.com
Ideally, the journey people with disabilities take to become loyal customers would be a straight, short route: See the product. Check for Accessibility Features. Buy your product. Use your product. Tell Friends. Repeat. The reality is that this journey is filled with tire kicking and sightseeing wit...
disability-marketing.com
Infinite Flow - An Inclusive Dance Company uses dance as a vehicle to empower people and eliminate the stigma associated with disability. We challenge our ar...
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A rose goes to a departing Register editor.
desmoinesregister.com
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) became law in 1990. The ADA is a civil rights law that prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities in all areas of public life, including jobs, schools, transportation, and all public and private places that are open to the general public....
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We asked Tom Maley, a long-standing user of audio description, to write for us about audio-described opera. Opera is the summation of all the arts. Anyone can get something out of an opera and for a few people it can be the most perfect and whole a [...]
vocaleyes.co.uk
Five decades after Dr. King’s death in Memphis, we delved into photo archives to highlight pull out stories of a few of the female leaders inside the movement.
nytimes.com
All too often, veterans and adults with disabilities are overlooked in the job market. Of working age adults, 59 percent of veterans are unemployed and over 60 percent of adults with disabilities are unemployed. When given the opportunity, these individuals bring a different set of skills and perspe...
executivesclub.org

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