Ben Brown, A Valued Bw3 Employee

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For the past 13 years, every Monday through Thursday, Ben Brown has been waiting bright and early at the bus stop near our Find A Way Apartments in Oakley where he lives. The short ride delivers him to Rookwood just in time to clock in at 7:30 am and begin his shift at Buffalo Wild… Read more »

Inclusion Drives Innovation

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Scott Van Nice of Procter & Gamble talks about why diversity and inclusion of people with disabilities strengthens the workforce

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (#NDEAM) and the theme is: Inclusion Drives Innovation. Absolutely!  And Procter & Gamble is one of a growing number of Cincinnati companies who share in our belief that diversity and inclusion of people with disabilities makes our workforces stronger, more productive, and more creative. In our PSA for… Read more »

Celebrating Direct Support Professional Week

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This is National Direct Support Professional Week (#DSPWeek) and we will be celebrating our team members internally all week. We are proud to have such an amazing, dedicated and passionate group of professionals who see their work as so much more than a job. They spend their days making a positive difference in the lives… Read more »

April Is An Asset To Dinsmore

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Equally part team player and independent thinker, April Meyers is a goal setter who does not shy away from life challenges. Give her a job to do and she will do it well on time and on target. Introduce her to new people and she will form a new friend.  These are just some of… Read more »

Mike and Mary Are Security Officers At CAC

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Michael Weber and Mary Flinker speak of creative expression with unwavering enthusiasm. Both are very talented artists, sharing their perspective through words, visions, ink and paint. They are also both independent professionals and role models, who in addition to doing their own art at Visionaries and Voices (Mike also works at Raymond Thundersky Inc., a… Read more »

Cincinnati Made History!

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In an effort spearheaded by Cincinnati Councilman Kevin Flynn and Mayor John Cranley, we had been working for the past year and a half with the City on employment inclusion and hiring of more people with disabilities; and building accessibility/ADA compliance and design in Cincinnati. On May 16, 2017 citizens, business and community leaders joined… Read more »

Help Cincinnati Be More Inclusive And Welcoming

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Please help us make history in Cincinnati! On Tuesday, May 16th at City Hall, 801 Plum Street at 2 pm, the Cincinnati Education and Entrepreneurship Committee will be debating the city’s commitment to disability in their hiring practices, and accessibility of new and renovated buildings. We are asking the city to implement inclusive hiring practices,… Read more »

Job Shadowing For Students With Disabilities

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We are so proud to have been part of Connect|Ability Week, a career shadowing experience for students with disabilities sponsored by the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber in partnership with Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities, LADD, University of Cincinnati, Miami University, Hamilton Co. DDS and Butler Co. Board of DD, the program promoted employment of people… Read more »