Small Business Spotlight: 1st Bank 1st Bank, a division of Glacier Bank with branches in Wyoming and Utah, prides itself on its commitment to both customers and community. And thanks to strong support from top level leadership, the bank is also a recognized leader in the employment of people with disabilities. Click here to read more.
Since its launch in Fall 2016, ABC’s hit comedy “Speechless” has gained millions of fans. Starring a teenager with cerebral palsy, it’s also helped shine a light on disability inclusion in film and television. Now, the show’s Executive Producer, Scott Silveri, is urging other Hollywood leaders to cast more actors with disabilities, noting during an…read more
Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin recently announced the launch of a task force to examine strategies for increasing employment opportunities for people with disabilities in the Bluegrass State. Among those serving on the task force are state policymakers, disability advocates and employers. Over the coming months, the group will be working with the State Exchange on…read more
Earlier this year, EARN was pleased to be on the agenda at the 2017 DirectEmployers Association Annual Meeting and Conference, where it co-presented on disability-inclusive outreach and recruitment strategies with the Partnership on Employment and Accessible Technology. In a recent article, DIVERSEability magazine summarized the main takeaways from the session. Chief among them? “In an…read more
Last month, members of the EARN team travelled to New Orleans for the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) annual conference, where they had the opportunity to speak with HR and diversity and inclusion professionals from across the nation about the benefits of and strategies for recruiting, hiring, retaining and advancing qualified people with disabilities….read more