National Disability Employment Awareness Month 2020
Increasing Access and Opportunity
Celebrating 30 years of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and 75 years of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM).
This year marks not only the 75th observance of NDEAM, but also the 30th anniversary of the ADA. Both milestones are being commemorated with a range of events and activities centered on the theme “Increasing Access and Opportunity.”
Check back to see how WeCo will be observing NDEAM.
Vaccine Commitment: WeCo Staff will operate from our virtual offices until a vaccine is found for COVID-19.
For the health and safety of our clients and Staff Teams, WeCo will continue to work from our virtual offices until a vaccine is found for COVID-19.
As a company that was founded on the virtual office concept, WeCo clients will notice no change or dissruption in services due to this action. We thank our clients for their flexibility and support, as we adjusted our mode of operations to entirely virtual venues in early March. We thank them for their continued support and understanding as we remain in our virtual offices until a vaccine is found for COVID-19.
If you have questions about WeCo’s Business Contingency Plan during the COVID-19 pandemic, or any other crisis, please contact WeCo Director of Operations, Kelli Ryan at: email@example.com or 855-849-5050 x709
Global Accessibility Awareness Day
“Accessibility in the Age of COVID-19”
WeCo, Carroll Center for the Blind and Neka Creative, an Inclusivity Marketing ™ firm, sponsored a free, public Global Accessibility Awareness Day panel event on Thursday May 21st from 3:30-5;00 p.m.
Focusing on “Accessibility in the Age of COVID-19” the panel explored how COVID-19 is impacting:
- Legal requiremenst around digital accessibiltiy
- How we employ people with disabilities
- How we engage employees and customers with disabilties virtually
View the captioned recording of this event here.
Written Captioning can be found here.
Accessibility Twin Cities MeetUp
Accessibility Twin Cities is a MeetUp designed to bring together people who work in the accessibility testing industry, as well as those just interested in learning more about how digital accessibility works. Join us for an after-work Zoom virtual bi-monthly gatherings for accessibility testing professionals. We meet on the last Monday of each month.
How do I join?
Sign up for ATC on our MeetUp website. Once you’re sign up, you’ll receive invitations and reminders for all of our meetings.
What is the schedule?
ATC meets on the last Monday of every other month. Program runs from 6:00-7:30 p.m.
2020 MeetUp Schedule
The Right Tool for the Job: Using Accessibility Software – Monday, September 28, 2020, 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM CDT – Online
Accessibility Live: How AT Really Interacts with Your Website – Monday, November 30, 2020, 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM CST – Online
To access the recordings of these MeetUps, please join the Accessibility Twin Cities MeetUp here and meet with this group of accessibility professionals.