Disability Mentoring Day Kick-Off Event

Speech submitted by Connor FlinnĀ  Each year we celebrate Disability Mentoring Day (DMD) and National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) with a special kick-off event the Monday before DMD. This year we returned to an in-person event at the Heinz History Center. It was so great seeing so many of our students, educational and business […]

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Back to School Self-Advocacy Tips

It is finally fall and our Bender Leadership Academy students have headed back to school. We look forward to seeing you during Disability Mentoring Day later this month and our fall Bender Student Leaders programs. As you start the school year, make a promise to yourself to be a self-advocate and an advocate for other […]

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Introducing The Bender Leadership Academy Blog

Welcome to our blog! This is your place to learn about what is happening at Bender Leadership Academy, get tips for being a good employee, and grow your leadership and advocacy skills. Through the coming months, we will share information in our blog about our programs and advocacy, lessons learned from leaders in the disability […]

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