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Explore EARN’s upcoming events and archive of webinars and accompanying materials, including a learning guide and links to related resources.

Upcoming Events

Pathways for Hiring People with Disabilities into Clean Energy Jobs

Wednesday, July 24th, 2024 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Explore strategies to enhance disability inclusion in the climate jobs industry, develop impactful clean energy apprenticeship programs, build partnerships, and more.

Small Business Series: The Low Cost and High Impact of Accommodating Employees

Wednesday, July 31st, 2024 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm

Learn how small businesses can improve job success for employees with disabilities through low- or no-cost, high-impact accommodations.

Event Archive

Supporting the Mental Well-Being of Gen Z Workers

Wednesday, May 15th, 2024 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Learn about the complexities young workers face and the steps employers can take to support their well-being.

Small Business Series: Local and State Disability Inclusion Incentives and Resources for Small Businesses

Wednesday, May 1st, 2024 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

Discover how state and local government programs help small businesses in hiring and retaining workers with disabilities.

Small Business Series: Tapping into Talent Through Community Partners

Wednesday, March 27th, 2024 1:00 pm - 2:15 am

Discover the benefits of connecting with state and local partners to help small businesses in recruiting and hiring new employees.

Building Local Partnerships: One Strategy for Hiring and Keeping Workers

Wednesday, March 20th, 2024 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Learn from innovative leaders as they share strategies in developing successful, high-impact partnerships that support employers in hiring and retaining skilled workers with and without disabilities.

State of Digital Accessibility

Monday, October 23rd, 2023 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Learn more about the landscape of digital accessibility in the United States with an expert in disability rights law and policy.

Strategies to Promote Culturally Competent Mental Health Awareness in Workplaces

Monday, October 16th, 2023

Learn about the partnership between the Steve Fund and the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) as they discuss the importance of mental health and trauma-informed practices in talent acquisition and workforce retention, with a particular focus on youth of color.

Neurodiversity: Dispelling of Myths, General Awareness, and How to Build a more Inclusive Work Environment

Wednesday, October 11th, 2023

Learn how to make your organization more inclusive for neurodivergent employees as we discuss common myths, general awareness, and practical tips for the recruitment, hiring, and retention of neurodivergent workers.

Creating a Disability-Inclusive Workplace: The Role of Accommodations

Wednesday, July 19th, 2023 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Explore the vital role accommodations play in creating inclusive workplaces and advancing the goals of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Navigating Mental Health in Skilled Trade and Industrial Occupations

Wednesday, May 17th, 2023 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Explore ways to support the mental health of skilled trade and industrial professionals at work.

Organization-Wide Accessibility: Everyone Plays a Part

Wednesday, February 15th, 2023 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Learn about effective strategies employers can use to develop and sustain a fully accessible workplace. 

Retaining Valued Employees with Disabilities: The Importance of Performance Coaching and Management

Wednesday, October 19th, 2022 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Learn about effective strategies people managers can use to support and empower their employees with disabilities when engaging in coaching and performance dialogues.

Hiring and Supporting Neurodivergent Workers: Strategies for Success

Wednesday, August 17th, 2022 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Learn about strategies employers can use to attract and retain neurodivergent employees.

Supporting Employee Mental Health and Well-Being: The Importance of an Individualized Approach

Wednesday, May 18th, 2022 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This webinar, with introduction by U.S. Department of Labor Secretary Marty Walsh, explores ways employers can proactively support the mental health needs of their employees to create inclusive, productive work environments.

Expanding Your Talent Pool: Disability Inclusion in Advanced Manufacturing

Wednesday, February 16th, 2022 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Learn about an innovative pre-apprenticeship program that is helping prepare people with disabilities for careers in advanced manufacturing.

Disability-Inclusive Workplace Culture: Building it to Last

Wednesday, October 20th, 2021 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

This webinar explores how leading companies build and sustain disability-inclusive cultures.

Telework In Action: A Disability Inclusion Practice Whose Time Has Arrived

Thursday, August 12th, 2021 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Learn how to ensure your organization's telework policies and procedures are accessible and inclusive for all employees, including those with disabilities.

The ADA @ 31: A Conversation with Bobby Silverstein and Susan Mazrui

Thursday, July 29th, 2021 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Learn about the role of the business and disability communities in securing enactment of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and core principles of equal opportunity/nondiscrimination articulated in the legislation. The webinar also explores emerging ADA implementation issues, including those related to COVID-19.

Digital Accessibility: Driving Disability Inclusion in the Workplace

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2021 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This webinar explores technological challenges that can impact job candidates and employees with disabilities and steps employers can take to evaluate and enhance their communication systems and training platforms to create workplaces where everyone has the tools needed for success.   

Getting Ahead of the Curve: Ensuring Safe, Healthy and Inclusive Workplaces During the COVID-19 Recovery

Friday, April 30th, 2021 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This webinar explores ways employers can ensure safe and healthy workplaces for all workers, including those with disabilities, during the COVID-19 recovery. 

Mental Health and Wellness in the Workplace

Thursday, March 11th, 2021 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

In this webinar, EARN and Merck share strategies to cultivate a culture of resilience and wellness throughout your organization.

Celebrating ADA30: A Discussion on Youth Employment from the ADA Generation

Friday, July 24th, 2020 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

During this webinar, young adults who came of age after the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) (called the “ADA Generation”) participated in a panel discussion about their experiences in the workplace and offered ideas for best practices employers can use to attract young people with disabilities.

Increasing Disability Inclusion: Centralized Accommodation Programs as a Best Practice

Tuesday, May 5th, 2020 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

This webinar shares resources and information to help businesses of all sizes develop and support Centralized Accommodation Programs (CAPs).

The ADA at Work: Considerations for COVID-19

Wednesday, April 1st, 2020 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

This webinar discusses balancing guidance on COVID-19 containment from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) with Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) guidance on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Federal Agency Recruiting and Outreach: The Role of Accessible Online Content

Wednesday, March 18th, 2020 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

This webinar explores the important role accessible online content plays in federal disability recruiting and outreach efforts.

Rise Up and Be Counted: Strategies to Increase Self-identification

Thursday, January 16th, 2020 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

This webinar explores the importance of self-identification as a method for measuring the impact of workplace disability inclusion efforts.