Alycia Anderson Blog

“I have always worked”

Published: Friday October 30, 2020
the cover of the new mobility magazine from may 1998 with alycia as a waitress and titled got a job

I have always worked My first job, the first waitress in a wheelchair. An experiment on inclusion WAY before inclusion was a thing. It took an openminded forward thinking company to embark on such a journey and a huge part, my willingness to try. I would stun my guests carrying 15 margaritas on my lap as I weaved through … read more… “I have always worked”

Grace Hill – All Hands Meeting “Inclusivity Removes Invisibility”

Published: Saturday October 24, 2020
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This has been a week to remember. Two speeches, in my own industry, in front of my peers and a successful jam packed work week. I’m overwhelmed with gratitude. Today I was asked to speak at GraceHill’s all hands meeting to celebrate National Disability Employment Month…an absolute honor beyond words. A quick 25min speech. And … read more… Grace Hill – All Hands Meeting “Inclusivity Removes Invisibility”

“The Empowerment of a Diverse and Inclusive Workplace”

Published: Wednesday October 21, 2020
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3…2…1…action! Looking forward to spending some time virtually for a keynote at the Apartment Association of Metro Denver FORWARD: 2020 HYBRID Education Conference and Trade Show this week! My next speaking opportunity on “The Empowerment of a Diverse and Inclusive Workplace!” Excited to speak in front of my peers, in an industry I have found … read more… “The Empowerment of a Diverse and Inclusive Workplace”

Living Inclusion in a Diverse World

Published: Friday October 2, 2020
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I had the great privilege to be interviewed on the JuvoHub podcast. This podcast’s goal is to promote career growth and self-education in the property management realm. We discussed diversity, inclusion, and the responsibility that leaders have in the work-force and in life. We need to begin to strip away the barriers and get to the heart … read more… Living Inclusion in a Diverse World

“The Heart of Inclusion”

Published: Tuesday September 8, 2020
alycia working at her cpu and a heart with the words the heart of inclusion

I was asked in an interview recently:  If our country went to a 4-day work week, how would you spend your 5th day? My Answer:I would use the extra time to write more, speak more, and share my story more. I feel a calling to be a role model in inclusion, diversity, and belonging. This is my … read more… “The Heart of Inclusion”

Together let’s be change-makers!

Published: Thursday August 27, 2020
alycia sipping out of a cup that has the hashtag inclusion

Happy Women’s Equality Day, celebrating the passing of the 19th Amendment. Giving us our equal right as strong, independent, thoughtful, impactful women to vote, to be included, to be heard and to be counted! Together let’s be change-makers!

A.M.P. Interview

Published: Tuesday August 4, 2020
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I was featured in an interview on the AMP Network blog AMPressions as someone who has “tremendous impact in the multifamily industry or within the community and are willing to help others succeed” I’m honored to be part of such a positive movement and wanted to share! Check out the interview below! By: Tara Samuels Alycia and … read more… A.M.P. Interview

“Be the Change You Wish to See in the World”-Mahatma Gandhi

Published: Sunday July 26, 2020
alycia smiling wearing a t shirt that says be the change you wish to see in the world

On the 30th Anniversary of American’s with Disabilities Act, I’m thankful for the advocates that bravely crawled up the steps of the Capitol building when there was no access demanding to be seen and heard. Demanding for the equality of basic human rights for all. For them…I can go to work without being discriminated against and earn … read more… “Be the Change You Wish to See in the World”-Mahatma Gandhi

How can I overcome today?

Published: Wednesday July 15, 2020
alycia showing weights attached to her wrist smiling and getting ready for a workout

Decide you can. Decide you will. Decide to”push” through adversities that may seem unfair or impossible in the moment … EMPOWERS.