Authentic People with Real Disabilities: Learn How to Represent this Important Diversity

December 10, 2015 at noon to 1 pm[1h]
Beck Hall 121

Authentic People with Real Disabilities: Learn How to Represent this Important Diversity Beck Hall 121

People with visible and invisible disabilities represent a large minority and workforce demographic in the US. It is also a minority that any person can join at any time. Therefore, it's important to know how to hire and to work with people of this demographic, as well as how to represent them correctly in your marketing and advertising. DisabilityImages.com specializes in photographic imagery of real people with disabilities. From us, learn how to:

  • Accommodate people with disabilities into your workplace.
  • How to welcome the richness they bring.
  • How to correctly represent them in your recruitment and marketing materials in an authentic way.

Mark and Pat Hunt are co-owners of www.DisabilityImages.com. Both have a long history in the photography business. Pat owned a photo supply store, gallery and stock agency in Boston. She was also VP of Corporate Relations of Index Stock in NYC. Mark is a photographer and fine arts painter, who has owned a stock image production company for a decade. He is also owner of MarkHuntBackdrops.com. Both share a commitment to depicting individuals with disabilities in authentic photographic images.

AudienceEmployees
ContactShanon Nowell — 507-933-7541
CategoryMeeting
SponsorOffice of the Provost