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BBI Chairman, EEOC Commissioner to lead expert panel discussion about employment of lawyers with disabilities

University Professor Peter Blanck, chairman of BBI, will join the Honorable Chai Feldblum, Commissioner of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, to open the American Bar Association’s National Conference on Employment of Lawyers with Disabilities. The goal of the conference is to eliminate bias against people with disabilities and to advance the full and equal participation of lawyers with disabilities in the legal profession. MORE>

BBI names inaugural Olinsky Law Group Fellow

Stephanie Woodward
Stephanie Woodward has been selected as the inaugural recipient of the Olinsky Law Group/Burton Blatt Institute Fellowship. The fellowship, established through a generous gift from disability law attorney Howard D. Olinsky L'85, provides invaluable practical experience for law students interested in the field of civil rights law.. MORE>

BBI honors graduating research assistants and interns

BBI honors graduating research assistants and interns
BBI congratulates six research assistants and interns who will graduate in May. During a luncheon, the students were recognized for their contributions. SU law, graduate, and undergraduate students have been tremendous additions to BBI. MORE>

Southeast ADA Center program featured by Georgia PTA

The Voice, Georgia PTA’s newsletter, featured an article about the Southeast ADA Center pilot program, I Have a Dream: Creating Your Life Portfolio. The Southeast ADA Center, a project of BBI, designed the program in collaboration with Atlanta-area Nesbit Elementary School and other school and community partners. MORE>

BBI webinars on incorporating people with disabilities into the workplace

BBI presented two webinars designed to provide employers with resources on incorporating people with disabilities into the workplace. The archived webinars are now available online. MORE>
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  Mary Morder
Mary Morder
Materials Development/Information Technology Support, Southeast ADA Center

Mary Morder writes, edits, develops, and coordinates materials related to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) for the Southeast ADA Center, located in Atlanta, Georgia. Born with Cerebral Palsy, Morder became directly involved in disability rights after the ADA became law.




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