March Disability Awareness 2021

The Fishers Advisory Committee on Disability’s 2021 Inclusion and Accessibility Awards

Nominations are now open for the Fishers Advisory Committee on Disability’s 2021 Inclusion & Accessibility Awards! Nominations are due Friday, January 15. Make a nomination.

Life Without Limits Award
The recipient of the Life Without Limits award is an individual with physical and/or intellectual disabilities whom has demonstrated outstanding contributions to the community of Fishers by promoting inclusion, independence, and eliminating barriers. Contributions of community life include art, culture, athletics, workplace, education, leadership, and service.

Cornerstone Employer Award
The Cornerstone Employer Award is given to an individual, business, or organization in the Fishers community whom has demonstrated an exemplary commitment to providing inclusion, career training, employment, and/or advancement opportunities to persons with disabilities.

2021 Accessibility Award
The Accessibility Award recognizes an individual, business, or organization in the Fishers community that has made exceptional contributions to advocate and/or eliminate barriers in aspects of community life to ensure persons with disabilities can access and participate in programs, activities and events.

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March Disability Awareness Month

Every March, the Fishers Advisory Committee on Disability and the City of Fishers celebrate National Disability Awareness Month with a series of special events and programs to bring awareness to what life is like for those with physical and intellectual disabilities. Learn more about March Disability Month in the latest edition of Think Fishers.

The 2021 celebration, themed Building Our Inclusive Community, will kick off on March 1. Events will be virtual if needed.

Disability Awareness Month Kickoff Event
March 1 | 8:30 - 10:30 AM | City Hall

Fishers Advisory Committee on Disability Quarterly Meeting
March 2 | 5:30 - 7:30 PM | City Hall

OneZone Luncheon— Expanding Your Applicant Pool: Exploring the Untapped Workforce
March 10 | 11:30 AM | The Bluffs at Conner Prairie

Art Reception
March 12 | 7 - 9 PM | Conner Prairie

Reverse Job Fair
March 23 | 11:30 AM | Grace Church - Fishers Campus

More events will be announced in early 2021.