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National Disability Employment Awareness Month 2021

Every October marks National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) which commemorates all of “the many and varied contributions of people with disabilities to America’s workplaces and economy.” This year’s theme is “America’s Recovery: Powered by Inclusion.” The NDEAM 2021 theme is especially important because of how essential it is that  disabled folks have equal access to both employment and community involvement as our nation is healing from the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic. Though we aren’t fully out of the woods yet, it’s important to be mindful that no one is left behind in our society. Check out the official website to get ideas on how to observe this very important month— there’s even suggestions tailored for employers, educators, legislators, unions, disability related organizations, and more. If you want to find a way to celebrate NDEAM for each one of the 31 days of October, there’s a list for you, too! Happy NDEAM!  

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