Disability Employment Awareness Month Kick-off

Manitoba first proclaimed October to be Disability Employment Awareness Month (DEAM) in 2012.

DEAM 2014 promises to be the biggest celebration yet. Please join us for the kick-off of DEAM 2014 on Wednesday, October 1, 2014, from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm at the Holiday Inn Airport West 2520 Portage Avenue in Winnipeg.

The kick-off will include videos promoting workplace inclusion and will be followed by time for refreshments and networking.

For more information and ideas on how to get involved in DEAM, visit www.deam-mb.ca.

Employers:

Be a host employer for Face-to-Face: Career Exploration for People with Disabilities

Participate in the Ability Axis Employment Expo onOctober 23, 2014

Put up a DEAM poster

Review your policies and practices

Establish an Employee Resource Group

Train your supervisors with help from the DEAM’s Speakers Bureau

Educate employees

Community Organizations and Student Associations:

Hold a DEAM “management breakfast” or “brown-bag lunch”

Feature DEAM in your newsletter

Distribute DEAM posters

Let us share your ideas, promote your event and help drive even greater participation by sending your information to info@deam-mb.ca and we will add you on our events calendar!