I’m In to Hire – Update

The 2014 NDEAM theme, EXPECT.EMPLOY.EMPOWER. appears in large white letters at the center of the poster on a blue backdrop of a collage of images of people with disabilities in a variety of work settings. On the right side is a large image from the back of a female wheelchair user. On the back of her chair are the words What can YOU do? The words at the bottom on a silver banner include National Disability Employment Awareness Month, DOL’s logo with the words Office of Disability Employment Policy United States Department of Labor and ODEP’s website: www.dol.gov/odep.UPDATE: Since I’m In to Hire launched earlier this month it has gained world-wide attention and commitments from international business leaders that they’re In to Hire, too.

Some of the highlights:


Here’s our original post from October 8, 2014:

I’m In to Hire – a campaign of Best Buddies International and the Institute for Corporate Productivity – is designed to promote the business benefits of hiring people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and motivate employers to create a more inclusive workplace.

Logo reads: Best Buddies. I'm In to HireFounded by Best Buddies International and rooted in an Institute for Corporate Productivity report, I’M IN TO HIRE unifies the voices of employers and employees alike in support of hiring the 85% of people with developmental disabilities who do not have a paid community job. Get the facts, download the report, and pledge to start hiring at www.imintohire.org!

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