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Webinar – “Everyone Deserves to Work”


Wednesday, February 21, 2024    
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Event Type

Free webinar highlighting employment and the benefits of an inclusive workplace for individuals with disabilities, their families and employers

Join the National Down Syndrome Society for “Everyone Deserves to Work” on Feb. 21 from 12 to 1 p.m.

Speaker Jed Seifert is the co-founder of Stakes Manufacturing, a print-on-demand apparel company out of Cleveland, Ohio. Stakes is passionate about inclusion and currently employs numerous individuals with disabilities.

Seifert’s presentation will discuss:

  • How employment has changed the lives of Jed’s brother, family, company and employees
  • The supported employment model
  • The benefits and return on investment (ROI) for disability inclusion in the workplace
  • Resources available to support employers hiring job seekers with disabilities

Stakes received the Association of People Supporting Employment First (APSE) 2022 National Employer of the Year recognizing their work building an inclusive workforce employing people with disabilities.

Seifert is the proud younger brother of Darren, who has Fragile X and has always been Jed’s inspiration.

Register online for Everyone Deserves to Work.