Examples of Racial & Social Equity in Employment

social interaction that empowers others to learn and see throug

Basically basically the program is a community service an employer finds an opposite pair from his color his age and even political views and team them up with someone that can use a solution from the company's service. A survey data questions can be asked so that one can learn more about others..( if there is a back log of old customers that the company wants to re integrate with or finding new customers however the... more »

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Successful Examples for Blind/VI Employment

Both the Randolph-Sheppard Program and the Ability One programs have been successful employment options for people who are blind. These specific programs have the ability to allow people who are blind to be gainfully employed along with benefits.

Currently as the result of the pandemic, many blind vendors employed through the Randolph Shepard Act have found their businesses struggling. The number of federal employees... more »

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Establish a Chief Accessibility Officer of the United States

Designating a Chief Accessibility Officer is a best practice that many companies are starting to adopt and can help drive greater inclusion. The government itself could benefit from a designated officer responsible for coordinating disability inclusion and accessibility internal to the federal workforce.

Such a position has already been articulated in this Dialogue already, however, such a position could be a crucial... more »

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Advance Equity through Caring Economy Jobs for Diverse Youth

In looking for ways to advance equity through greater workforce inclusion, workforce leaders ought to consider programs and best practices that offer young people with disabilities rewarding careers in the caring economy. Focusing on the "Caring Economy" and improving the quality care for older Americans is a key priority for the Administration and there are proven models of transition services that can make a transformative... more »

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Breaking Down Silos under WIOA and Enforcing Accessibility

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act was intended to break down siloes within the workforce system and to help lift up people with significant barriers to employment. 7 years after WIOA was passed by Congress, many American Job Centers remain physically or programmatically inaccessible to job seekers with disabilities. A 2017 study by IMPAQ found that "63 percent of centers were partially accessible" and only... more »

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Support Virtual Cohort Based Models for Diverse, Young Professio

The past year and the pandemic has made remote work an accepted reality for thousands of workers. This has been a "silver lining" of expanding and normalizing a common reasonable accommodation request long championed by workers with disabilities. Microsoft has dramatically expanded their accessibility features, including built-in speech to text technology which makes it possible for people with even the most limited mobility... more »

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NASDDS National Core Indicators Data Brief Disparities Framework

Returning once again to the National Core Indicators Data Brief, NASDDS' report offers a critical framework for beginning to operationalize racial and social equity in the context of workforce services.

The brief points to a "possible framework to analyze the components of public systems that may result in disparities proposed by the World Health Organization to assess gender equality in health care. The components of... more »

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Equity Resources from Workforce Development Organizations

Addressing equity issues and racial justice in the context of workforce development, is beyond the scope of many programs, projects, and organizations. However, there are some great resources to help your group get started talking about equity issues in your work. Back in 2019, the National Skills Coalition released The Roadmap for Racial Equity: An imperative for workforce advocates. This roadmap is a thorough report... more »

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Comments from Disability Rights California

Our comments address different types of equity. In this comment we will provide examples of programs that help people with significant disabilities obtain employment is through California's Paid Internship Program (PIP). Other programs include the Limited Examination and Appointment Program (LEAP) and State Internship Program (SIP).

Paid Internship Program

The Paid Internship Program provides work experience and internship... more »

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Start Young

Employment starts way before submitting a resume. It starts in early childhood. Children in grade schools are provided examples of careers they might like to try. 99.9% of these "examples" are provided by people without disabilities leaving the kids with disabilities in the classroom unsure if they could really do that type of work. The same is for students who do not see "examples" in the same race/ethnicity as they... more »

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Best person to do the job

I disagree with the concept of racial and social equity in employement. There is no such thing because a business should hire the best quaified person for the job. A business should not basis there hiring practices on the color of the persons skin because that in itself is discrimination. The U.S. Government and the current administration are practicing discrimination and furthering the racial divide in the USA. It is... more »

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Benevolence

When organizations make big claims that their work is inviting and welcoming people who are differently abled. then once the workers are there it becomes passive aggressive behavior to insist that they must work any and all hours the organization demands. It becomes slave labor at or below minimum wages. It also takes on behaviors of covert threats. For example: "we need you to work longer today" however. "longer" is... more »

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The haves & The have-nots

The government was not to be trusted. Those politicians never keep their word once elected. Those politicians are so out of touch with the real world. In other words, they are the one-percenters who have no clue how the "real" people live. The working class. This is the rederic I have heard in the diners, coffee shops, barbershops, and little shops all over America.

 

The new government is claiming "transparency". You... more »

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JOIN Us tomorrow in a conversation on Diversity & Disability

Diversity in 2021 & Beyond! Inclusion at the intersection Of Disability

Presented by Synergies Work - a nonprofit that is working with a vision is to bring inspiration, opportunities and resources to business owners with disabilities by being a catalyst of change and closing the network gaps.

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Lindsay Wilkinson: Cox Enterprise.

Carrie Stimmel: NBC-U

Tom Kuo: Impact Investor

Watch it Live from 12-1 pm here... more »

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