Disability Employment Month Highlight
Breaking Down Barriers, Building Inclusivity!
At Richmond Disability Forum | September 26th
In celebration of Septembers Disability Employment Month, Avia held a forum discussion to raise awareness of the importance and benefits of inclusive hiring.
We spoke at the event alongside guests from:
Back in Motion Physiotherapy and Rehab
City of Richmond
Richmond Society for Community Living
Pacific Autism Family Network
Richmond Centre for Disability.
In an effort to recognize champions of disability employment, Canada Post and Purolator received awards. These employers were identified as making considerable efforts in providing opportunities and support to people with disability.
Budding journalists from BCIT News also joined us in raising awareness, covering the event with an article and video!
Julia Thiessen (Filming), Chris Jeffrey (Video Editor), Selenna Ho (Journalist) and Cheyenne Bergenhenegouwen (Article Writer).