Disability

Recycling Company Since Launch Has Hired 70 People with Disabilities

This guest post is by Bill Morris, founder of Blue Star Recyclers. Bill is applying for our Supporting Small Businesses That Hire People With Disabilities Grant Opportunity ran by my nonprofit KFM Making A Difference. You can learn more about the grant opportunity here. I hope you can support my nonprofit like I’m trying to …

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Disabled Individuals Given Jobs and Life Skills Through Program Called Every1CanWork

This guest post is by Lydia Pulliam, store manager for Cameron’s Coffees and Chocolates. Lydia is applying for our Supporting Small Businesses That Hire People With Disabilities Grant Opportunity ran by my nonprofit KFM Making A Difference. You can learn more about the grant opportunity here. I hope you can support my nonprofit like I’m …

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Local Coffee Shop Has Employed Nearly 100 People With Disabilities

This guest post is by Bethany Hacker, Operations Coordinator at Dirt Coffee Bar.  Bethany is applying for our Supporting Small Businesses That Hire People With Disabilities Grant Opportunity ran by my nonprofit KFM Making A Difference. You can learn more about the grant opportunity here. I hope you can support my nonprofit like I’m trying to support our community. …

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Octavia Spencer Asks Hollywood To Increase Casting Of People With Disabilities

Such an important topic! If you’ve followed my journey from nonverbal autism to professional speaker on my social media channels you’ve probably heard me talk about the fact that less than 1% of disabled actors actually receive the opportunity to play disabled characters on television. Representation is important and I’m so happy Oscar winner Octavia …

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Meryl Streep Blasts Trump During Golden Globes Speech for Mocking Disabled Reporter

Meryl Streep during her acceptance of her Lifetime Achievement Award at The 2017 Golden Globes made several comments towards President-elect Donald Trump focused on his mocking a disabled New York Times reporter. You can watch Streep’s entire speech below… Two quotes that stuck out to me were… “Disrespect invites disrespect.” And “Violence incites violence. When …

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