Disability Employment Awareness Month

Celebrating persons with disabilities in the work place.

Overview

October 2017 has been declared Disability Employment Awareness Month (DEAM) in Alberta to:

  • celebrate workers with disabilities  and their skills, successes and achievements in the work place
  • promote employment inclusion for people with varying abilities
  • raise public awareness about disability employment issues and the role we all play in fostering a disability-friendly work culture
  • support employers in promoting inclusive hiring practices and demonstrating their ongoing commitment to Albertans with disabilities

Events

Attend an event and use #DEAM on social media.

Why diversity and inclusion matter
Presented by the Mount Royal University Speaker Series
National on 8th
360, 225 8 Ave SW, Calgary
Wednesday, October 11
3:30–5:30 pm

Employer Supports and Advice Panel webinar
Register and find out more at csslearningseries.ca
Friday, October 13
9–10 am

#DEAMEmployer Awards Gala
Engineered Air theatre
205 8 Ave SE, Calgary
Thursday, October 26
3:30–5:30 pm

Check back for updates on new events.