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The State of Disability Employee Engagement: Learning from Global Disability Inclusion and Mercer

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Best practices in diversity and inclusion have been hot topics in discussion around corporate recruitment, hiring and retention. However, disability inclusion often gets lost in discussions about talent management strategies. Global Disability Inclusion and Mercer have recently published an in-depth report detailing critical insights about the employment experiences of people with disabilities and how to […]

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Disability Benefits 101

Zoom Online Meeting

Join Merakey to learn how people with disabilities can build financial security without jeopardizing benefits.

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“Leaders of the Future” – How Nonprofits Work

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Whether serving on a board or helping with programs, getting things done in the nonprofit world is immensely easier if you understand how nonprofits work. This session will give the basics of nonprofit operation, including budget, mission and purpose, the role of the board, staff and volunteers, bylaws and grant agreements, and how you can […]

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“Leaders of the Future” – Development: Individual Prospects

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Money makes the world go round, but relationships are what truly build lasting connections to donors and support for our organizations. This session will teach you how to build these connections, from finding prospects, to opening dialogue, all the way to closing a gift. This session will focus on individual prospects, from friends to philanthropists. […]

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“Leaders of the Future” – Development: Foundations

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Foundation funding is at the core of many organizations. There is an art to every part of the process of working with a foundation, from grant proposals to program descriptions, to outcomes and aligning with funder priorities. This panel will feature three leaders from the Jewish foundation world who will introduce each of these topics, […]

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“Leaders of the Future” – Leading at the Next Level: Working in the Jewish World

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There are many ways to lead in Jewish organizations, from donating time and talent, to active participation. Some will take the ultimate plunge and choose to work professionally for a Jewish organization. In this session, we will focus both on the types of opportunities available, and the ways to build on your network and use […]

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“Leaders of the Future” – Effective Disability Advocacy from the Inside

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One of the greatest ways that leaders with disabilities and their allies can strengthen the organizations in which they participate is by helping to move them toward greater inclusion. That said, the role of an internal advocate is fundamentally different from that of an external change agent. Learn from some successful Jews with disabilities and […]

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“Leaders of the Future” – Accessible Events: Both In-Person and Online

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Although 72 percent of nonprofit organizations say they have a policy of nondiscrimination against people with disabilities, too few take simple steps to make their programming truly accessible. For example, fewer than 60 percent of their events are always held in physically accessible spaces. Fewer than one-third (30 percent) offer opportunities for participants at public […]

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Fireside Chat with Jim Sinocchi – Lessons on Disability Inclusion for the Post-COVID World

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As more people get vaccinated and companies begin reopening their offices, it is critical to reflect on key lessons from the past year of Zoom calls and remote work. Please join us for this special conversation with disability employment expert, business leader, and inclusion innovator Jim Sinocchi. Jim will talk about how JPMorgan Chase has […]

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Guardianship’s Impact and Alternatives: What People with Disabilities Need to Know

Zoom Online Meeting

Public awareness of guardianship is increasing. Although many people have heard of it, they may not know who qualifies, what it entails and its significant impact on individual rights. . More important, they may not realize that there are many alternatives to guardianship that offer support, with greater dignity and autonomy for the individual. Please […]

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Jewish Residential Services Virtual Annual Meeting

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We all want to live in a community where everyone can access an affordable home, jobs or meaningful daytime opportunities, and the lifestyle of their choice – in a phrase, “The Good Life.” Yet, many individuals with disabilities are isolated, with limited options for friendships and other important social relationships that improve their quality of […]

Disability Rights and the Power of Advocacy

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Did you know that you have the power to influence elected officials to pass legislation that betters the lives of people with disabilities? Join Aaron Kaufman, Senior Manager of Legislative Affairs in Jewish Federation of North America’s Washington DC office, Laura Cherner, Director Community Relations Council at Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh, and Dr. Josie […]

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