#PurpleTuesday, is a day created to recognize the importance and need of improving the disabled customer experience. We are living in a world that is increasingly consumer-driven, so it’s crucial that we ensure equal access and opportunities for all, regardless of ability. So I wanted to take a moment to talk about consumer equality for … read more… #PurpleTuesday
Somewhere over the rainbow, skies are blue, and the dreams that you dare to dream really do come true.” ~ Judy Garland Thank you Target for leading with intention, investing in and creating this Adaptive Costume line! You are making dreams come true for so many! #Inclusivity– is the practice of providing equal access to opportunities, products, … read more… Target’s Adaptive Costume line!
Written for The Alycia Anderson Company by Marsten Anderson In the Modern World Destinations around the globe are becoming ever more accessible and the need for traveling by air for many has increased in frequency and necessity. Making your way through airports, security checkpoints, terminals, to your gates and eventually on to the plane can … read more… Challenges of Navigating Airline Travel in a Wheelchair
Happy National Disability Employment Awareness Month #NDEAM! Disability is a unique opportunity to showcase extraordinary abilities and redefine what it means to be awesome in the workplace. Empower yourselves and your employees with my microlearning series, Disabling Ableism. The modern pathway to inclusion.
What is ableism? 2 ‘disabled’ women sound off Originally published on inman news. BY RACHAEL HITE July 25, 2023 In these times, double down — on your skills, on your knowledge, on you. Join us Aug. 8-10 at Inman Connect Las Vegas to lean into the shift and learn from the best. Get your ticket now for … read more… My video blog appearance on inman news with Rachael Hite
I have been following Ryann Mason For quite a while and I am a huge fan! So, it was super exciting when she agreed to be a guest for an episode on Pushing Forward with Alycia, because I knew that having her on the podcast would be an episode filled with wisdom, laughter, and meaningful … read more… Episode 5: Ryann Mason (“Chronically Ry”) | Disability Inclusion
I’m so excited to share episode #4 of Pushing Forward with Alycia. This episode focuses on DEI+Disability where I interviewed Beth Wiesendanger, Senior Manager of DEI at Etsy. If you are a #Diversity, #Equity & #Inclusion executive that is looking to become familiar with how disability falls within the DEI industry or you are a … read more… DEI + Disability with Etsy’s Beth Wiesendanger
In my latest episode, I’m keeping true to my mission of empowering change and disabling ableism by celebrating disability pride, and to kick off Disability Pride Month I’ll be discussing the significance of celebrating the passing of the Americans with Disabilities Act. I will be joined once again by my special guest, business partner and husband, Marty. Together … read more… Kicking Off Disability Pride Month on the Pushing Forward with Alycia Podcast!
In honor of all that is going on with my Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Accessibility Business and in celebration of Disability Pride Month, I have officially launched my podcast, Pushing Forward with Alycia! This podcast is a passion project of mine that has come to fruition through many long hours in collaboration with esteemed members … read more… Pushing Forward with Alycia Podcast has Officially Launched!
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