Untapped Talent: A New Kind of Hero: America's Great Untapped Workforce
Our nation's dwindling workforce is cited as the chief threat to our future prosperity, but there's good news: the solution may lie in our own backyard.
Join us for a session to learn about unique insights into our workforce crisis, innovative solutions, and hear moving stories of honorees who have overcome significant barriers to employment from America's Job Honor Awards founder Kyle Horn.
Michelle Krefft will lead us through an immersive experiential exercise- "Changing Perceptions of Ability".
Through this exercise you will:
- Examine stereotypes associated with common disabilities
- Better Illustrate participant's emotional reactions to specific disabilities
- Better understand the impact of attitudes about people with disabilities and the effect they can have on our relationships with each other.
Kyle Horn is an advocate for our nation's untapped workforce and founder of America's Job Honor Awards: a nonprofit celebrating people who overcome employment barriers including disabilities and criminal convictions. Launched in Iowa in 2014, the organization has grown into a multi-state movement with national recognition.
Kyle's mission is to transform lives and improve our labor force participation rate by celebrating a new kind of hero.
Michelle Krefft is the Director of Business Services for Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation Services (IVRS). IVRS facilitates relationships between Iowans with disabilities and our business partners. Michelle is accompanied by her business engagement specialists to facilitate this training.
This webinar will take place on Thursday, October 8 at 2:30 p.m.