More than 50 years after his death, Dr. King’s Dream, for many Americans, continues to be an important aspiration and is a guidepost on the road to the way things “should be.” The desire to create a more equitable America is a goal to which all of us can work and ascribe.
A few years ago, after being an author and artist for over a decade, I had to start looking for a job but didn’t have a recent work history. Yikes. And with the added disability of not being able to work on my feet. Double yikes.
People who work at a company that openly and actively hires people with disabilities have higher engagement scores and show higher loyalty, which influences their retention.
It was very hard to keep believing in myself when the memories of failure kept playing like a pop song in my head. Then one day, Galt Foundation offered me a job.