Employment Webinar Series

All webinars will be recorded. ASL and CART services available.Please contact Lisa Justice if specific accommodations are needed for any of the webinars.

October marks National Disability Employment Awareness Month - we recognize people with disabilities whose work keeps our nation's economy strong and reaffirms equal opportunity for all citizens. Local businesses who understand the value of a diverse workforce bring us one step closer to becoming the most disability-friendly community in the country.

October 1, 2020
10:00 a.m.

Ohio Employers - Diversity & Inclusion Goals for your Workforce (OOD)

Explore how businesses hire and retain qualified people with disabilities to fill their workforce needs and foster inclusive workplace environments through statewide services through Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities.

October 29, 2020
10:00 a.m.

Accessibility in D&I Strategy

Staff from First Solar will join The Ability Center for a webinar featuring tactical information on how to incorporate accessibility within your agency's diversity and inclusion programming. Business professionals are encouraged to attend.

Jul 23, 2020 11:30 A.M.

ADA 30 - Best Practices for Implementing the ADA

This free webinar is designed for local legislators looking for Title II training.

Meg Conger, Director of ADA Compliance at the City of Kansas City, Missouri will lead an interactive discussion about best practices in implementing the Americans with Disabilities Act in local government. Originally tasked with bringing Kansas City into compliance with a settlement from the Department of Justice, Ms. Conger is in charge of creating policies to ensure that all Kansas City facilities, policies, and employment practices are ADA Compliant.

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Jul 24, 2020 11:30 A.M.

ADA 30 - Local Mayors’ Panel

Hear from city leaders about what they have done in their own communities to become more inclusive and disability friendly.

  • Tom Mackin (Perrysburg)
  • Richard Carr (Maumee)
  • Quinton Babcock (Oak Harbor)
  • Craig Stough (Sylvania)

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July 30, 2020 10:00 A.M.

ADA 30 - The ADA at 50

Speakers explore what the ADA’s implication will be 50 years later - what will it take for all communities to be more disability friendly? Solutions to barriers facing people with disabilities will be discussed in the webinar.

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