Be Your Own Normal:
Disability is Normal
Why do we try so hard to be normal? This spot from TheCIL was shot by our in-house media team and introduced the world to our slogan, Be Your Own Normal.
TheCIL Media Consultant
Disability and Employment: Seeing Yourself in the Competitive Workplace – Webinar Recording
Disability and Employment: Seeing Yourself in the Competitive Workplace – Webinar The transition from school to career is a journey for everyone, but does having a disability make it more difficult – or just different? Come find fresh perspectives and insights on the intersection of disability and employment as we discuss real experiences of having a disability in competitive workplaces, positioning yourself for success, and the evolving narrative of disability employment. Live captioning will be provided for this event. If you need additional accommodations, please tell us below or contact firstname.lastname@example.org by 9/14/2020. Panelists: Chris Williams - Stock Plan Administrator & Neurodiversity Community Global Co-Chair, Square Eric M. Harris - Legislative Advocate, Disability Rights California Jen Emira - PMP, Microsoft Tiffany Yu - CEO & Founder, Diversability
Shifting Gears: How Bay Area Public Transit Adapts to COVID-19 with Accessibility in Mind - Webinar
We recently hosted a webinar, "Shifting Gears: How Public Transit is Adapting to COVID-19 With Accessibility in Mind," featuring representatives from Bay Area Rapid Transit, AC Transit, SFMTA | San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, Capitol Corridor, and Seamless Bay Area. This panel’s shared their efforts in making public transit safe from COVID-19 with accessibility in mind. Each panelist answered the following questions: - What steps is your transit agency taking to reduce the spread of COVID-19? - How do these steps keep accessibility in mind? - What are the important ADA/accessibility-related regulations that have been implemented? - What is the best way for customers to contact your agency for concerns or complaints? We also answered public concerns and inquiries relating to public transportation in the Bay Area. We heard from Seamless Bay Area, a nonprofit whose mission is to promote a more seamless Bay Area transit system, about their vision for a more equitable, accessible, and seamless transit system. Thank you to the following panelists: - Bob Franklin - Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART), Customer Access & Accessibility Department Manager - Chantal Reynolds - AC Transit, External Affairs Representative - Kim Ridgeway - AC Transit, Accessible Services Senior Program Specialist - Leonel Sanchez - Deputy Managing Director, Capitol Corridor - Matthew West - San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA), Accessibility Planner - Ian Griffiths - Seamless Bay Area, Policy Director