National Business & Disability Council (NBDC) at The Viscardi Center’s Virtual Disability Inclusion

When:  Oct 21, 2020 from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM (ET)

Moving from Awareness to Action in Celebration of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM)

Confirmed Presenters include: John D. Kemp, President/CEO of The Viscardi Center; Steve Demetriou, CEO of Jacobs; Kevin Fitzpatrick, Sr. Compliance Manager, PepsiCo; Jennifer Brown, CEO of Jennifer Brown Consulting; Brian East, Disability Rights Texas and Jennifer Mathis, Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law; Christina Eisenberg, Manager, NBDC; Ruth White, PhD, University of Southern California; Daniel Pelton, PhD, Mental Health Advisor, Deloitte; and, Derek Shields, President, ForwardWorks Consulting.

Disability Inclusion is more than awareness and compliance - it’s taking committed action.

Together, we’ll explore:

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in this unprecedented time
  • The ADA and COVID-19’s impact on employment, industries and markets
  • The dynamics of race and disability
  • Strategies for employers to provide employees with mental health support to maintain their overall wellness
  • How disability inclusive mentoring is key for talent development and employee retention strategy
  • Best practices to recruit candidates with disabilities in a virtual environment
  • Actions which strengthen disability inclusion

Note: CART services will be provided