CAN Talks – what an amazing event last night! Thank you to everyone that came out to Centre Stage to see the show. Missed it? Watch WYFF’s short video. The six CAN Talks inaugural event speakers, plus the awesome MCs and AGT finalist Ryan Neimiller, definitely achieved the goal of broadening perspectives about people with disabilities AND having loads of fun in the process. Looking … Continue reading CAN Talks A Success!
https://barbarastonefoundation.org/foundation-news/can-talks-2019/ I want to let you know about a disability focused diversity and inclusion event Greenville CAN is hosting called CAN Talks. All of our speakers are local individuals with disabilities who are flourishing in our community. We will also have comedian Ryan Niemiller who just came in 3rd place on America’s Got Talent. Tickets are $15 which includes a beer and wine post-event reception. The event … Continue reading CAN Talks: Broaden Your Perspective
Thanks DHG for interviewing me about steps businesses can take to include employees with disabilities – a great conversation to have during Disability Awareness Month and every other month! https://careers.dhg.com/blog/inclusion-diversity/creating-an-inclusive-workplace-for-all Continue reading DHG Blog – Disability Inclusion at Work
SC SHRM had a great group today at the 4th annual Employer Summit for Hire Me SC and the SC Disability Employment Coalition, including three members of Greenville SHRM! Thank you to Nick Schacht from SHRM for delivering n outstanding keynote! Continue reading Hire Me SC 4th Annual Disability-focused Employer Summit
LISTEN HERE Most people with disabilities want to work. It’s more about getting the opportunity to work because, let’s face it, there can be some barriers to getting a job for some people with disabilities. Sometimes the barriers can be imposed because we make assumptions about what people with disabilities can or can’t do; and this can indeed limit the opportunities for good workers with … Continue reading SC Business Review Featuring Mike Teachey, GCAN, on Employment & People with Disabilities
Join me to view the Emmy nominated documentary of Knife Skills. This is a movie about Edwin’s, a restaurant ran entirely by previously incarcerated individuals. There will be a panel discussion afterwards about fair hiring and what Greenville can do to close the workforce gap. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/knife-skills-screening-and-conversation-tickets-46991649288 Continue reading Knife Skills Showing in Greenville, June 18