Pizzability is serving up a slice of community right alongside its hand-tossed pizzas and craft beer

Owner Tiffany Fixter’s mission for the restaurant, which opened in December, is not only to create employment opportunities for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD); she also wants to give Denver area families with special needs children or adults an inclusive restaurant option that accepts and supports people of all abilities.
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PEAT’s 2019 Future of Work Podcast Launch Spotlights Inclusive Apprenticeship

The Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology (PEAT) recently launched the 2019 season of their Future of Work podcast. This podcast is a partnership with the leading HR blog Workology.com to explore how emerging technology trends in the workplace are impacting people with disabilities. Continue reading PEAT’s 2019 Future of Work Podcast Launch Spotlights Inclusive Apprenticeship

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Expansion of Best Practices leads to 19,745 new jobs for Californians with Disabilities

By Philip Kahn-Pauli, RespectAbility Policy and Practices Director

Washington, D.C., April 9 – Nationwide 111,804 people with disabilities got new jobs last year, including 19,745 new jobs for Californians with disabilities. The Golden State now ranks 35th among the 50 states in terms of the employment rate for people with disabilities. Continue reading Expansion of Best Practices leads to 19,745 new jobs for Californians with Disabilities

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What Is an Intrapreneur and Why Does Everyone Want to Hire Them Right Now?

Sure, there’s plenty of talk nowadays about entrepreneurs and freelancers—people who work for themselves, set their own days, and run their own businesses. But there’s another crew in town that’s becoming increasingly popular: intrapreneurs.

If you’re not familiar with this term, you’re not alone.
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Top Organizations to Receive Diversity and Inclusion Honors Award At Annual Conference

The Association of ERGs & Councils(a practice group of PRISM International, Inc.) released their annual list of the Top 25 US Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), Business Resource Groups (BRGs) and Diversity Councils set to receive the tenth annual 2019 ERG & Council Honors Award™ at an award ceremony during the 2019 ERG & Council Conference in Orlando May 3rd. Continue reading Top Organizations to Receive Diversity and Inclusion Honors Award At Annual Conference

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