Free Webinar Series Discussing Careers in the Arts for People with Disabilities Art Beyond Sight and the National Endowment for the Arts have Joined Forces This Thursday – Webinar # 1: Careers in the Arts: Promoting Access, Equity, and Inclusion for People with Disabilities Join the National Endowment for the Arts and Art Beyond Sight on May 16, 2019, from 3:00-4:00 p.m. ET, for the first in a series of six webinars promoting careers in the arts for people with disabilities. This webinar series is part of a toolkit designed to help expand employment and career development opportunities for disabled people as artists and cultural workers, which will be launched later this year.  This kickoff webinar, “Careers in the Arts: Promoting Access, Equity, and Inclusion for People with Disabilities,” will explore ways to tackle barriers people with disabilities may face when pursuing careers in the arts and culture field, as well as tools and resources that can help support success. Click here to register for the webinar. Our guest speakers will take a high-level look at disability equity in the roles played by arts employers, grantmakers, educators, and individuals with disabilities in the employment of disabled people in the arts and cultural field. Captioning will be available. Speakers will include: Jennifer Sheehy, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Disability Employment Policy, U.S. Department of Labor Jerron Herman, Dancer, Writer, Motivational Speaker Judith Smith, Founder and Director Emerita, AXIS Dance Company Beth Bienvenu, Director, Office of Accessibility, National Endowment for the Arts Elisabeth Axel, President and CEO, Art Beyond Sight Register here for the webinar and please share this information with your colleagues and others in the arts and culture field. Many thanks in advance for your support of this effort! Best, The National Endowment for the Arts-Art Beyond Sight Teams Facebook ‌ Twitter ‌ Art Beyond Sight | 589 Broadway, NY NY

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