Building a Disability-Inclusive Organization
Date: Thursday October 13, 2022
Training Type: Remote Monthly Series Training
Help your organization create a disability-inclusive workplace culture and meet diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility (DEIA) goals. Join this collaborative training brought to you by JAN and the Employer Assistance and Resource Network on Disability Inclusion (EARN). Together, we’ll explore the core components of a disability-inclusive workplace and discuss practical strategies, developed with input from a range of employers with exemplary track records in disability employment, that can help any organization become disability-inclusive.
- Tracie DeFreitas , Program Leader, Director of Training, Services, and Outreach
- Ellice Switzer, EARN Workplace Disability Inclusion Associate
Ellice Switzer, EARN Workplace Disability Inclusion Associate
Ellice is an Extension Associate with the K. Lisa Yang and Hock E. Tan Institute on Employment and Disability. She provides content development, training and technical assistance for EARN. As an Extension Associate, she provides national technical assistance and training on topics related to disability and employment, and U.S. disability policy. Her areas of focus include employer practices to support workforce disability inclusion, demand-side strategies to improve employer engagement among disability service providers and evidence-based practices to support post-school success for youth with disabilities.