Many people may not know that July is Disability Pride Month, a commemorative celebration of the Americans with Disabilities Act being signed into law in 1990. That same year, Boston held the nation’s first Disability Pride Day. Since then, there have been regular celebrations across the country, from Los Angeles and San Francisco to New York City.
26% of people have a disability (1 in 4 Americans), yet it’s estimated that less than 6% of the national housing supply is designed to be accessible. Recognizing the relationships that exist between disability, intersectionality, and the glass ceilings that have yet to be broken in multifamily and the workplace are important concepts to understand … read more… Intersectionality, Ableism, and Breaking the Glass Ceiling
People are complex, with multi-faceted attributes that make up who they are. Disability is included in this, but disability is also just one part of a person’s identity — a part that plays a role in shaping who they are but does not by any means define them solely. “Why do we see disability differently … read more… Intersectionality, Ableism, and Breaking the Glass Ceiling
In the multifamily industry, we have all heard of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). We have policies in place for it. It is referenced, stated, and explained in our training courses,onboarding materials, and development plans. And we all understand we have a social and legal responsibility to uphold the ADA in our business. However, … read more… Beyond Compliance: Accessibility in Multifamily
THE CORPORATE HOUSING PROVIDERS ASSOCIATION (CHPA) IS EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE THE OPENING KEYNOTE SPEAKER FOR THE 2023 ANNUAL CONFERENCE: ALYCIA ANDERSON. Published on Tuesday, July 26th, 2022 by Hannah Derleth Indianapolis, Ind., July 26, 2022: The Corporate Housing Providers Association (CHPA) is excited to announce the opening keynote speaker for the 2023 Annual Conference: Alycia Anderson. Alycia is … read more… CHPA ANNOUNCES THE OPENING KEYNOTE SPEAKER FOR THE 2023 ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Today we’d like to introduce you to Alycia Anderson. Hi Alycia, we’d love for you to start by introducing yourself.My story started at birth, as all of ours do. Yet, unlike most, I was born with a disability called sacral agenesis, which has led me to live my life in a wheelchair. I was also … read more… Voyage Phoenix Magazine: Inspiring Conversations with Alycia Anderson
“The opportunity in multifamily to pave the paths forward to inclusion is there every day.” Thank you Greater Nashville Apartment Association – GNAA Magazine for this feature! Full article link below. Page 15! ?? MANAGEMENT Q&A with Alycia Anderson Who are you and what do you do? I am a TEDx speaker, founder and CEO … read more… GNAA Magazine Feature!
As a corporate consultant and the owner of her own company, Alycia Anderson crafts speeches and corporate policies that advocate accessibility and inclusion. (Photos by Andrew Calisterio) A Roseville-based disability advocate encourages corporate America to rethink accessibility Comstock’s Magazine MAR 30, 2022 By Vanessa Labi In the opening lines of her 2021 talk for TEDx South … read more… Getting to Know: Alycia Anderson
Exclusive Interview With Accessibility Advocate and Inclusion Champion Alycia Anderson As we kick off 2022, digital and web accessibility continues to be a hot-button issue, especially amongst those in the accessibility community. And while, we at Monsido talk a lot about the “how-to’s” of improving your website accessibility – we wanted to shine a spotlight … read more… My Exclusive Interview With Monsido
5 QUESTIONS WITH ALUMNA AND MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKER ALYCIA ANDERSON NEESA SONOQUIE DECEMBER 22, 2021 Alycia Anderson (Physical Education, ’05) is a tennis player, cyclist, and identical twin. She also was born with sacral agenesis, a congenital disability affecting her spine, and has used a wheelchair all her life. After a successful career in technology sales, … read more… Chico State News Today