Celebrating NDEAM #InclusionWorks

#InclusionWorks, Trending Today, Here To Stay.Skills Inc. is proud to support National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). Held each October since 1945, NDEAM aims to educate employers about disability employment issues and celebrate the many and varied contributions of American workers with disabilities. This year’s theme is “#InclusionWorks.”

For over 50 years, Skills Inc. has been a leader in disability employment and inclusion by focusing on the strengths and abilities of our workforce. We take great pride in serving our community while supplying quality goods and services to the aerospace and technology sectors.

Skills Inc. encourages all employers to embrace diversity while promoting a culture of inclusion where all people can thrive. Take part in NDEAM by participating in one or more of the below events. The Office of Disability Employment Policy, (ODEP) website also provides various ways to celebrate the month, including “31 Days of NDEAM – What you CAN do!“.

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Dates to Note:

Oct. 4th-6th 6pm-4pm PDT
Disability Employment Awareness Month Conference hosted by Community Employment Alliance

Oct. 4th, 10am-12pm PDT
Job Club Workshop hosted by the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation

Oct. 5th, 10am-10:30am PDT
Employment Law Developments and Advocacy Strategies radio show hosted by ADA Live!

Oct. 6th, 10am-11:30am PDT
Customizing Employment: Success through Partnerships Webinar hosted by LEAD Center

Oct. 7th, 7:30am-11am PDT
2016 Governor’s Employer Awards Event hosted by Governor’s Committee on Disability Issues & Employment

Oct. 11th, 12pm-1pm PDT
Golden Hearts Luncheon to benefit Northwest Center

Oct. 11th, 4pm-6pm PDT
The Disability Civil Rights Movement Event hosted by AtWork

Oct. 12th
Virtual Job Fair hosted by AbilityLinks

Oct. 12th, 10am-12pm PDT
Strategies for Rural Job Development Webinar hosted by GoWise

Oct. 12th, 5pm-8pm PDT
Diversity & Inclusion in the Workplace – Talk & Hack MeetUp hosted by Linked: Seattle

Oct. 13th, 10am-12pm PDT
Disability Diversity in the Higher Education Workforce hosted by EARN

Oct. 19th
Disability Mentoring Day

Oct. 19th, 11:00am PDT
NDI Chat: “Best Person for the Job” hosted by National Disability Institute

Oct. 20th, 10:45am-11:30am PDT
PEAT Talks Virtual Speaker Series: Celebrating NDEAM with Maria Town, Associate Director for the White House Office of Public Engagement hosted by PEAT

Oct. 20th, 5pm-9pm PDT
Inclucity 2016 hosted by Provail

Oct. 24th-26th in Reno, NV
ASSETS Conference on Computers and Accessibility hosted by SIGACCESS

Oct. 25th-27th in Austin, TX
Diversity & Inclusion Conference & Exposition hosted by SHRM

Oct. 26th, 9am-10am PDT
Disability Inclusion Across the Employment Process Webinar hosted by Cornell University

Oct. 26th, 12pm-1:30pm PDT
Ticket to Work and Mentorship Webinar hosted by WISE

Oct. 27th, 11am-12:30pm PDT
Rural Job Development Webinar hosted by APSE

Nov. 3rd, 9am-3:00pm PDT
Service for Service: Washington Goes to the Dogs hosted by Veterans Training Support Center

Nov. 9th, 5:15pm-7:30pm PDT
Leave & Accommodation in the Workplace – Panel Discussion and Social sponsored by SRHM/ LWHRA

Nov. 17th, 10am-11am
Tapping the Talents of Veterans with Disabilities: Steps to Success hosted by EARN

Feb. 1st, 2017 in Olympia, WA
Employment for All Advocacy Day hosted by The Arc Washington State