Barrier Breakers: A Celebration of Disability Employment (NDEAM)
October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. So often this month focuses on the barriers people face in disability employment. This year WeCo is leading a celebration of professionals who are breaking barriers by creating successful careers.
Inspiration for employers who want to start and expand their diversity hiring, as well as job seekers who live with disabilities!
Carrie Salberg, Independent Living Manager at Metropolitan Center for Independent Living
Jeremy Whelan, Facility Services Leader at General Mills
Dr. Andre Watson, Clinical Psychologist at Your Vision for Life Psychological Services
Paul Pranghofer, Enjoyed a long career as a programmer/system analyst for well-known organizations like the University of Minnesota and Control Data Corporation. Paul has also been an adaptive high school sports officiant for the past 40 years. He goes on mission trips with his church, including multiple trips to Slovakia, Haiti, and Liberia.