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The InclusionHub Podcast | Episode 8: 'Necessary Evils'

In this episode of The InclusionHub Podcast, host Sam Proulx resets the table, so to speak, returning to several critical yet rarely articulated insights shared by guests of our inaugural drop, and re-evaluating where we are as a society in the collective quest toward true digital accessibility and inclusion, for all.

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‘Just the Beginning’: Shana Sumers Talks Black@INBOUND & Growing Inclusion Efforts at HubSpot

Shana Sumers is an engaging, inspiring force of empowerment and advocacy for safe spaces and intentional inclusion. As HubSpot’s Senior Manager, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging Communities, Sumers has grown the Black@INBOUND community to new heights and aspires to launch other groups in the future.

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DEAM 2022: People With Disabilities Continue to Face Barriers to Employment

Globally, people with disabilities are disproportionately less likely to be in the workforce—a trend that has continued for decades. In response, public and private leaders are using Disability Employment Awareness Month to raise awareness and push for greater inclusion.

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Accessibility DEAM Salesforce

7 Tips to Make Your Virtual Meetings More Accessible & Inclusive

Implementing “access checks,” offering flexible video and audio options, limiting chat feature use, and investing in real-time captioning are just a few things you can do to make your virtual meetings more accessible and inclusive for professionals with disabilities.

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Hiring Disability Advocacy DEAM

Disability Employment Awareness Month Spotlight: Design Distributors

In celebration of Disability Employment Awareness Month, InclusionHub highlights Design Distributors—a New York-based direct mail business prioritizing inclusive hiring and a welcoming work environment.

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Blindness/Vision Impairment Podcast

The InclusionHub Podcast | Episode 7: ‘A Family Affair (Part II)’

On this episode, The InclusionHub Podcast’s host Sam Proulx returns yet again to where it all began for him, personally: his dad, Rej. He picks up the extraordinary conversation from last episode exactly where it left off: discussing his father’s three-decade career at IBM, his bouts with discrimination along the way, digital accessibility and inclusion, the future, and much, much more.

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DEI Community Voice

Outlining Your DEIB Goals: Where Do You Start?

By using critically considered mission, vision, and value statements as a lens through which to authentically guide DEIB goals, organizations can generate meaningful cultural change within their teams.

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News DEAM Salesforce

InclusionHub Founding Partner Salesforce Interviews Academy Award Winner Troy Kotsur of ‘CODA’

Catherine Nichols, Vice President of the Office of Accessibility at Salesforce, recorded a wide-ranging interview with the decorated actor Troy Kotsur, an advocate for the d/Deaf community and the first Deaf man to win an Academy Award for acting for his role in the Oscar-winning film “CODA.”

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Inclusion Disability Advocacy DEAM

Department of Labor Equity Action Plan: Breaking Down Systemic Barriers Experienced by Disabled & Marginalized Workers

In recognition of Disability Employment Awareness Month, the Department of Labor released a comprehensive “Equity Action Plan” to support marginalized workers and improve employment conditions, including for people with disabilities.

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DEAM Blindness/Vision Impairment Podcast

The InclusionHub Podcast | Episode 6: ‘A Family Affair (Part I)’

We’re honored to bring this special conversation to you now, in October, which is recognized as National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) in the United States, and DEAM globally. Given the length of their chat, we decided to break up this episode into two parts, so look out for Part II’s release later this month.

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News DEAM Salesforce

Salesforce Trailblazer Receives Diversity & Inclusion Award

Blind Institute of Technology honors Sarah Mark, Sr. Program Manager of Workforce Development for People with Disabilities at Salesforce.

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Community Voice DEAM Salesforce

Day in the Life: Neurodivergent Professionals

Despite continued stigmatization and detrimental biases in work culture, neurodivergent professionals bring novel insights and problem-solving skills to teams and organizations that prioritize inclusion and accessibility.

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Disability Advocacy Podcast

The InclusionHub Podcast | Episode 5: ‘Nothing About Us Without Us’

In this extraordinary episode of The InclusionHub Podcast, we delve even deeper into its meaning and ongoing application in the fight for a fully accessible web. We’re honored, once again, to have truly incredible guests sharing their personal and collective experiences with us, toward this end.

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Accessibility News Salesforce

Building A More Accessible Dreamforce

InclusionHub founding partner Salesforce will host an accessibility track at Dreamforce 2022, the largest software conference in the world.

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Disability Advocacy Podcast

The InclusionHub Podcast | Episode 4: ‘The Significance of the ADA’

In Episode 4 of The InclusionHub Podcast, you’ll not only hear from more luminaries about the origins of the ADA and its impact but how the law relates to the online world.

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Disability Advocacy Podcast

The InclusionHub Podcast | Episode 3: 'The Capitol Crawl'

Today we hear at length from Jennifer Keelan-Chaffins—one of the most quintessential figures responsible for compelling the ADA’s enactment—a personal hero to Sam and countless others across the globe.

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Hiring Disability Advocacy Salesforce

The Importance of Disability Representation in Leadership

There’s a massive employment gap between disabled professionals and their non-disabled peers. Increasing disability representation in leadership demonstrates an organization’s commitment to accessibility and inclusion, ensures disabled viewpoints are included, and fosters a work culture of belonging.

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Disability Advocacy Podcast

The InclusionHub Podcast | Episode 2: 'Judith Heumann & the Rise of a Movement '

In this episode, we return to where it all began: the birth of the diverse, passionate, vibrant, and expansive disability rights movement.

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Join the InclusionHub Team!

InclusionHub, a provider of listings and reviews of digital inclusion solutions, is hiring a Community Manager.

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Founding Partner Fable Podcast

The InclusionHub Podcast | Episode 1: ‘Accessibility By Default’

The series will take you through the journey of the disability rights struggle, help people understand the enormous impact of the landmark legislation, and hopefully inspire more people to join us in the pursuit of living in a world in which accessibility is the default for any new technology, software, or web-based platform.

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InclusionHub Launches Podcast Tackling Digital Inaccessibility & Non-Inclusion

InclusionHub, an online resource directory dedicated to improving digital accessibility and inclusion, drops its inaugural episode of a new podcast series encompassing the disability rights movement and ongoing battle for true equality, for all.