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September 14, 2021
Join the Campaign for Disability Employment (CDE) and the Employer Assistance and Resource Network on Disability Inclusion (EARN) on Thursday, September 23, 2021, from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. ET for a Twitter Chat in preparation for October’s National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). Participants will learn ways employers and others can participate in NDEAM and incorporate this year’s theme, “America’s Recovery: Powered by Inclusion,” into workplace activities. The event will also explore new U.S. Department of Labor resources to support employees experiencing lasting effects of COVID-19 (“Long COVID”), inclusive telework strategies and more. To follow and join the conversation, log on to Twitter at the designated time using the hashtag #CelebrateNDEAM.
July 22, 2021
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy has unveiled the official poster for National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) 2021. Available for download in both English and Spanish, the poster illustrates this year’s NDEAM theme, “America’s Recovery: Powered by Inclusion.” Through bold text and imagery, the poster conveys the importance of ensuring that people with disabilities have full access to employment and community involvement during the national recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. NDEAM is held each October to commemorate the many and varied contributions of people with disabilities to America’s workplaces and economy. Learn more about NDEAM.
CDE on Twitter
Meet model and actress @JaleesaGraham! Jaleesa, who was born missing the lower half of her right arm, has modeled for @TommyHilfiger and was recently featured in a @WomensHealthMag article about accessible beauty products and a @surface ad. #PhotoFriday https://t.co/hATTGBSl0H https://t.co/23RLvN0CtV
In celebration of #NDEAM, Indiana’s “Work to Include” coalition has launched a statewide campaign to educate Hoosiers about #DisabilityEmployment & the many contributions people with disabilities bring to the workplace & America’s economy. #StateStandout https://t.co/szc23XqVGn
"I think the future is one in which people with disabilities are fully included. They are recruited, they are hired, they're retained in their jobs and most importantly, they're advancing to the top of organizations." - @USDOL ODEP Assistant Secretary Taryn Williams. #NDEAM
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