The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
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ADF's mission is to create public awareness of issues facing persons with disabilities and those who care for them. ADF facilitates award winning community outreach programs advocate for social inclusion and independent living options. ADF provides s... Read more
ADF's mission is to create public awareness of issues facing persons with disabilities and those who care for them. ADF facilitates award winning community outreach programs advocate for social inclusion and independent living options. ADF provides students and job seekers with disabilities non-traditional employment opportunities and offers employers government compliance solutions in the workplace. ADF offers a positive experience for persons with disabilities and measurable outcomes from a productive diverse workforce.
DADEO:Disabiltiy Awareness, Disability Employment Opportunities: is an outreach program. Lauched in South Florida in 1999, its objectives are:
• Enhance youth development and dispel employers' uncertainties about hiring people with disabilities.
• Increase self-reliance among students and job seekers with disabilities to achieve independent living.
• Promote disability mentoring as a diversity recruitment component to achieve an all-inclusive workforce.
DID U Know:
35 % of individuals with disabilities between the ages of 16-64 are employed in the US.
78 % of same age, able-minded/able-bodied people are employed.
ADF's unique informational events educate business leaders to the talented abilities of America's most underutilized labor pool.
22 % of Americans live with at least one disability, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services