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Disability:IN Chicagoland Partners Join 2000 Attendees at July’s Disability:IN Annual Conference

Disability:IN Chicagoland Partners Join 2000 Attendees at July’s Disability:IN Annual Conference

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September 5th, 2019

As the host Affiliate for this year’s Disability:IN Annual Conference held July 15-18 in Chicago, Disability:IN Chicagoland partners  played a key role in the week-long event. More than 2,000 professionals from around the world gathered here to share information, highlight resources and build relationships around disability inclusion. Our Affiliate kicked off the conference with a…

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New Disability:IN Chicagoland Video

New Disability:IN Chicagoland Video

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August 5th, 2019

Special thanks to Disability:IN Chicagoland partners CAI and Comcast, who worked together to produce a new video highlighting some of their efforts at inclusion in the workplace and marketplace, as well as showcasing the power of the local business network around disability inclusion. The video was show to a crowd of more than 2,000 at…

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Chicagoland Businesses Named Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion

Chicagoland Businesses Named Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion

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July 17th, 2019

On July 17, 2019 Disability:IN named the 2019 Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion through its announcement of the top scorers on this year’s Disability Equality Index (DEI). The DEI is the most comprehensive benchmarking tool for disability inclusion. Companies who score 80% or higher receive the distinction of Best Places to Work for…

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Disability:IN Annual Conference Registration Open

Disability:IN Annual Conference Registration Open

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April 1st, 2019

The Disability:IN Annual Conference is a three-day conference including cutting-edge educational sessions, enhanced networking and recruiting, and high-profile speakers. Over 1,500 attendees travel from around the globe to attend this premier event on disability inclusion in business. This year’s conference is being hosted at the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile on July 15-18th. Registration is open online now. Don’t miss…

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Mayoral Task Force Releases Report on Employment and Economic Opportunity for People with Disabilities

Mayoral Task Force Releases Report on Employment and Economic Opportunity for People with Disabilities

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March 27th, 2019

On February 27th Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced the release of a new report from his Task Force on Employment and Economic Opportunity for People with Disabilities. The 26 member Task Force, led by Karen Tamley, Commissioner of the Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities (MOPD), includes representatives from workforce agencies, local disability leaders, job seekers, employers and…

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Disability:IN Chicagoland Launches New Website

Disability:IN Chicagoland Launches New Website

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February 28th, 2019

Last October the Chicagoland Business Leadership Network changed its name to Disability:IN Chicagoland to signal its commitment to creating an economy where people with disabilities participate fully and meaningfully. The name change was part of a larger rebranding effort by the United States Business Leadership Network, which changed its name last summer to Disability:IN, giving…

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Disability:IN Chicagoland Hosts Discussion on Tools to Mitigate Stress & Promote Workplace Mental Health

Disability:IN Chicagoland Hosts Discussion on Tools to Mitigate Stress & Promote Workplace Mental Health

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January 30th, 2019

On January 15th, Disability:IN Chicagoland, in partnership with CDW, hosted 40 representatives from Chicago-area businesses for a peer-to-peer conversation and networking. The event entitled, Tools to Mitigate Stress and Promote Mental Health in the Workplace,featured presentations from Disability:IN Chicagoland partners Erica Gliege, Senior Analyst, Total Rewards at Horizon Pharma and Kaiti Buehring, Good Life Senior Consultant…

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