Employment is a basic human right. Accessibility is a basic human right. Earning a Livelihood is a basic human right. Inclusion is a basic human right. And because of Ableism somehow it’s been acceptable through milenia to not offer basic human rights to those with Disabilities (invisible or visible) in the Workplace. This is an uphill battle and there is so much room to … read more… Employment is a basic human right.
Over 1.4 billion people #Worldwide#Identify as #Disabled. #Disability is the one #Identity that can and is likely to happen to all of us at some point in life (full stop). ⭐️️ #Accessibility is a path to freedom, independence and should be a basic human right. Accessibility at #Work allows everyone the full human experience: ✔️ #Career dream chasing✔️ True equal #Opportunities✔️ The chance to climb up the #Professional ladder to … read more… Accessibility + #NDEAM
Thank you so much to Optimere for having me back for the 2nd time (yay) to celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month #NDEAM and for giving me the floor to share my speech “A Look at Intersectionality Through the Lens of Disability.” ? Thank you so much for all you do in the #Inclusion & #Equity space and for being the leading provider … read more… Thank you so much to Optimere for having me back for the 2nd time (yay)
Goodbye #Euphemisms and a welcomed hello to who I actually am. #Disabled Being disabled is not all that I am BUT it is part of who I am …full stop. Being disabled is a powerful part of my identity. Just the same as being a woman is also a powerful part of my identity. Both are important and … read more… Goodbye #Euphemisms and a welcomed hello to who I actually am #Disabled
Oh yeah! It’s October and that means it’s National Disability Employment Awareness Month(NDEAM)! October is a month to raise awareness of the employment needs and contributions of individuals with all types of disabilities that can be carried on throughout the year! It’s a month to educate and empower employers and employees about the need for … read more… Oh yeah! National Disability Employment Awareness Month(NDEAM)!
I am so excited to have been selected as a finalist for the #StrongWheeled Together awards in the entrepreneurship & innovation category! Read about the finalist announcement on the United Spinal Association’s website. Voting is now open to the public to decide the winner, so, please give me a vote by going to my YouTube … read more… United Spinal Association #StrongWheeled Together Awards Finalist
Last week the WomanUP!® 2022 National Conference invited me to be the keynote speaker and close out their multi day event for them! The WomanUP! organization, is an initiative of the California Association of REALTORS®, which supports the journey of women to the very TOP of their careers. They asked me to share my story … read more… WomanUP!® 2022 National Conference!
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
It’s been 32 years since the passing of The Americans with Disabilities Act. This legislation and the story behind it, is right up there with the historical stories about human freedom we all know of including, The Civil Rights Act and Woman’s Suffrage. The ADA activists paved the way for the first opportunities of inclusion … read more… Happy 32nd Anniversary ADA!
Today I shared time and space with Griffis Residential DEI council, executives, investors and amazing team in Boulder, CO. Thank you for inviting me to share my message of #DisablingAbleism and for taking a deep dive in the conversation of disability inclusion in the workplace, in multifamily, in rental housing, in accessibility and and beyond! Today we paved further … read more… Griffis Residential: Accessibility Beyond Compliance