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NETTalk: Best Practice Program Models in Disability Employment

By Eric Ascher / 2022-08-04
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Launch Talks: The Making Of Queer As Folk

By Eric Ascher / 2022-08-01
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NBCU LAUNCH and RespectAbility presented LAUNCH TALKS: THE MAKING OF QUEER AS FOLK (Peacock), a conversation with Stephen Dunn (Showrunner), Ryan O’Connell (Actor & Writer), and Andrew Gurza (Actor & Consultant). They discussed the reimagining of the groundbreaking queer drama series and the importance of authentic and intersectional representation

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Inaugural RespectAbility Awards Ceremony

By Eric Ascher / 2022-07-25
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Financial Security for New Workers with Disabilities: Understanding ABLE Today and Future Opportunities for Advancement

By Eric Ascher / 2022-07-20
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Target Audience: individuals with disabilities and their family members, benefits navigators, direct service providers, provider agencies, self-advocates, advocacy agency staff, workforce development board members, and state agencies leaders

Despite a booming job market, fears over inflation and rising costs are putting conversations about financial security front

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Disability Awareness: How to Plan Accessible ERG Events

By Eric Ascher / 2022-06-21
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Presented by Chezie and RespectAbility

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Authentically Representing Mental Health On-Screen While Prioritizing It Off-Screen

By Eric Ascher / 2022-05-19
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Albert Einstein College of Medicine: Neurodiversity in Science and Medicine

By Eric Ascher / 2022-05-12
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Throughout the year, Albert Einstein College of Medicine’s office of diversity and inclusion hosts events aimed at expanding a vision of what it means to be a diverse community that is inclusive of all. This event was created in partnership with Einstein’s chapter of the American Academy of Developmental

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Representation of Disabilities in the Hebrew Bible

By Eric Ascher / 2022-05-03
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Attendees heard from CUNY Hunter College student Ariel Gold about how disabilities are represented in the Hebrew Bible. Following her short presentation, Ariel moderated a panel of four Jews with disabilities — Noa Etedgi, Peter Fox, Haley Moss and Lee Chernotsky — who shared their experiences and offered insights

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From Compliance to Programmatic Accessibility: Best Practices for American Job Centers

By Eric Ascher / 2022-04-20
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In the 8 years since the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) was passed into law, the American economy has profoundly changed. Major structural changes among industries, companies, and contractors have accelerated thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic and new economic policies from the Biden Administration. Throughout these

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IRCO + RespectAbility’s Nelly Nieblas: Advocacy & Legislation for Disability Justice

By Eric Ascher / 2022-04-13
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Two organizers, one local and one national, share their experiences with coalition building and advocacy for disability justice.

The post IRCO + RespectAbility’s Nelly Nieblas: Advocacy & Legislation for Disability Justice appeared first on Respect Ability.

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