(Georgia) – October 1st, 2021 – Today, nine entities in Georgia have joined in efforts to participate in National Disability Employment awareness month. The purpose of National Disability Employment Awareness Month is to educate about disability employment issues and celebrate the many and varied contributions of America's workers with disabilities.
Advancing Employment is joined in this effort by the Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities (GCDD), the Institute on Human Development and Disability at the University of Georgia, the State ADA Coordinator’s Office of the Georgia State Financing and Investment Commission, Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency (GVRA), the Center for Leadership in Disability at the Georgia State University School of Public Health, Georgia Advocacy Office (GAO), the Georgia Commission on Equal Opportunity from the Office of the Governor, Altierus Career College, Inclusively.com, and others.
Throughout the month, our team of collaborators will be engaging in a variety of activities to educate audiences on disability employment issues and its commitment to an inclusive work culture. Join us throughout the month as we host webinars and virtual events and share knowledge, resources, and proclamations through various media and social media platforms.
Employers and employees in all industries can learn more about how to participate in National Disability Employment Awareness Month and ways they can promote its messages — during October and throughout the year — by visiting www.dol.gov/NDEAM.
Visit www.advancingemployment.com for more information and resources.