CAN Talks: Broaden Your Perspective

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

SC Business Review Featuring Mike Teachey, GCAN, on Employment & People with Disabilities

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

Knife Skills Showing in Greenville, June 18

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