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SBA Celebrates National Disability Employment Awareness Month

October 27, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT


Join the U.S. Small Business Administration to celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month! The event will feature a live webinar panel discussion with Shari Thomas, Chief Diversity Officer, Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Civil Rights; and small business owners Suzanne Foley of Port City Pretzels in Portsmouth, N.H., and Gregory Modica of Government Supply Services in El Dorado, Ark.

The discussion will focus on disability awareness, inclusion, hiring employees with disabilities, and the importance of equity and opportunity to help uplift and support entrepreneurs with disabilities. The panel will also discuss SBA initiatives and resources used to help pivot and grow in a changing environment.

All SBA programs and services are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. SBA’s support of/or participation in this event is not an endorsement of any product, service, or entity. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least four (4) days in advance of this event. Please send an email to [email protected] with the subject header “ACCOMMODATION REQUEST.”

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