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Donations are being accepted in honor of our late board member Marc Dupont

Donations are being accepted in honor of our late board member Marc Dupont

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Marc Dupont was an engineer at Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company. He represented Sikorsky as a valued and active Disability:IN Connecticut Board Member and the Chair of the Mentoring Committee. He was passionate about Disability Inclusion in the workplace. Marc believed in the power of mentoring and served as a mentor for the Disability:IN NextGen…

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In Case You Missed It: Employer Roundtable on Workplace Disability Inclusion

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Hopefully you were able to join the lively discussion 10/26/2023 on how to create a successful disability hiring initiative, including initiatives for hiring job seekers on the Autism Spectrum, for your business. Experts answered on-point questions asked by our audience leading to a lively discussion about workplace inclusion. IF YOU MISSED IT:  You can listen…

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In Case You Missed it: 6/22/2023 – “Understanding Digital Accessibility” Webinar

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If You Build it, They Will Come: Understanding Digital Accessibility The first webinar in the Disability:IN Connecticut series ”If You Build It, They Will Come: Creating a Disability Inclusive Workplace.” was held on Thursday, June 22nd from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Digital Accessibility is an important part of ADA compliance. For businesses in Connecticut facing…

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Disability: IN Connecticut Member Bayada Receives Diversity Award from Newsweek

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Disability: IN Connecticut Member Bayada Receives Diversity Award from Newsweek We are proud to announce that Disability: IN Connecticut member business Bayada has been named a 2023 America’s Greatest Workplaces for Diversity.  Newsweek created this survey and Award in order to offer job seekers, consumers and potential partners a true picture of a company’s commitment to…

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2022 Inclusion Infusion Awards

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The Inclusion Infusion Awards go to companies/partners which have created an environment of inclusion and a sense of belonging for their employee. This environment has been created by development of a successful disability Employee Resource Council/Group actively engaging with disability hiring organizations (state agencies, service providers, etc.) hosting internal events supporting disability inclusion a commitment…

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Disability:IN Connecticut’s Virtual Annual Meeting & Special Gala Awards Ceremony Held 10/28/22

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Disability:IN Connecticut’s Virtual Annual Meeting & Special Gala Awards Ceremony was held October 28, 2022, 10:00 am to noon. The annual event celebrated Connecticut’s 26+ years of disability employment leadership and innovation, and honored our state’s business leaders who make this happen. Attendees learned steps that create a disability-inclusive workplace. The event provided attendees the…

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Disability:IN Connecticut’s Executive Director Sharon Denson Interviewed for Award-Winning “For the People”

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Sharon Denson, Executive Director of Disability: IN Connecticut was recently interviewed by John Voket of Connoisseur Media. The interview will be aired as the second segment Sunday, June 19th on the award-winning ‘For the People’. For the People broadcasts live on Connecticut’s Connoisseur Media stations – just click on the ‘Stations’ tab and then ‘Connecticut’: https://connoisseurmedia.com/stations/ For the People’s live…

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Recap: How to Make Every Month A Mental Health Awareness Month in Your Workplace: Erasing the Stigma

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In recognition of 2022 Mental Health Awareness Month, highly acclaimed Mental Health Expert Steve Crimando returned by popular demand. He addressed the importance of the mental health of our workforce and best practices for opening up the discussion about mental health and creating a positive workplace. The virtual program was held on Friday, May 20,…

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Disability: IN Connecticut Executive Director Featured in HBJ Lead Article

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Congratulations to our eloquent Executive Director, Sharon Denson, who was interviewed in a Hartford Business Journal / CT Mirror article titled CT Aims to Build Disability Workforce ‘Pipeline”. Read the article here:  https://www.hartfordbusiness.com/article/ct-aims-to-build-disability-workforce-pipeline?utm_source=Newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=CT+Morning+Blend&utm_campaign=CTMorningBlend03082022

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What you missed at the March 18, 2022 program: Disability Inclusion and the War for Talent

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Disability Inclusion and the War for Talent Organizations are experiencing a generational work shortage due to the retirement of the Baby Boom generation. There are not enough workers in succeeding generations to replace the workers in that generation who are retiring.  The pandemic and the changes in the workplace which have resulted from the pandemic have…

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