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PEAT:  The Future of Work Newsletter
December Newsletter
What's New?

Bringing Your A-Game to ASL & Captioning Requests

Whether you are planning a virtual office party or hosting regular hybrid meetings, you need to be prepared for any accommodation request that comes your way. Learn how to invite your attendees to request accommodations and how to handle requests for American Sign Language (ASL) and captioning in this new PEAT resource.
Read How to Handle Captioning & ASL Requests for Virtual Meetings


Expert Insights on XR, Immersive Captioning & Beyond

If you read the Inclusive XR in the Workplace white paper and you are interested in learning even more about accessible XR, we have a new podcast episode for you! Tune in to hear Christopher Patnoe, Head of Accessibility and Inclusion for EMEA at Google, discuss hot topics in XR, including how to tackle immersive captioning.
Listen to Captioning the XR-Infused Workplace
 

Tips for Accessible Virtual Meetings

Listen to this lively discussion on accessible virtual meetings from PEAT’s Strategic Communications Lead, Alexa Huth, and Jay Wyant, Chief Information Accessibility Officer for the State of Minnesota.
Listen to Accessible Inclusive Virtual Meetings and the ADA by ADALive!
Community News

Government Rising Star Award Winner

The PEAT team is excited to share that Nathan Cunningham recently received a Rising Star Award from the Government Innovation Awards. Nathan is a Senior Policy Advisor for the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy and has overseen the PEAT initiative since 2016.
Read about Nathan Cunningham’s Work


Inclusive Apprenticeships with PIA

Employers who create inclusive apprenticeship programs for people with disabilities can save time and money throughout all stages of the employment process. Learn more about the return on investment of inclusive apprenticeships from the Partnership on Inclusive Apprenticeship (PIA). 
Read the Value of Inclusive Apprenticeships
 

EARN Launches New Online Courses & More

The Employer Assistance and Resource Network on Disability Inclusion’s (EARN) refreshed website is better than ever. Find a completely redesigned layout, a new suite of online courses and other in-depth resources to recruit, hire, retain and advance employees with disabilities. 
Visit EARN’s New Website
Upcoming Events

ForHumanity Conference on Disability Inclusion & Bias Mitigation

Join us at the January 12th, 2022, AI - ForHumanity Conference on Disability Inclusion and Bias Mitigation. At this free, virtual event, you'll hear from speakers, including members of the PEAT team, the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD), Accenture and more!
Register for the Conference

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