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Be Thankful this Thanksgiving

Be Thankful this Thanksgiving

Today’s topic centers on this one simple question. How often do you pause to appreciate what you have in life?  

The Feminine Voice is Fierce

The Feminine Voice is Fierce

The power of your voice is palpable and strong and can make a great difference in society. The best way we can make and see changes happen within our government is if we all go vote.

Empowered through Education

Empowered through Education

Sadly, a large number of students who are leaving high school and transitioning into college often lack the knowledge and or skills to advocate for themselves. That being said, it is imperative that they learn and develop self-advocacy skills, as well as cultivate a strong sense of empowerment before exiting high school.

PATTI + RICKY = LOVE

PATTI + RICKY = LOVE

"My mom was my everything. After she passed away, I knew that she was such an incredible mother that she even raised me to be okay without her. Every day I try to think of how I can be better to honor what my mom would want from me. I know she would want me to be happy, healthy and help others." - Alexandra Connell

CARLY SMILES

CARLY SMILES

"The day I stopped comparing myself to others and instead viewed myself as a unique individual my confidence shot through the roof." - Carly Lloyd

Hope is Contagious

Hope is Contagious

"I feel the most empowered when I am helping others figure out their new way of living. I mentor others with spinal cord injuries, especially new injuries, and seeing the light bulb “turn on” when talking with them is an amazing feeling." - Megan Hammond

Don’t Just Live….. AbleThrive!

Don’t Just Live….. AbleThrive!

"Inclusion is not only the right thing to do, it's also better for companies. When teams are diverse, you have a better chance of covering more bases and understanding how to reach more customers. Also, you open yourselves to benefiting from the skills diverse populations offer. Companies have to make a commitment to inclusion and to go beyond race, gender and sexual orientation to proactively include disability." - Brittany Déjean

Stand Up. Sit Down. Speak Out!

Stand Up. Sit Down. Speak Out!

Did you know that sexual assault doesn't just happen among strangers? More than half of female victims of rape report being raped by an intimate partner.

International Day of Persons with Disabilities

International Day of Persons with Disabilities

December 3rd marked the UN’s International Day of Persons With Disabilities, a day on which the UN hopes to inspire a “transformation towards a sustainable and resilient society for all”. We should be working towards a world where everyone is included and no one gets left behind. So we want to recognize disability advocates and activists around the world. We celebrate your courage, dedication and life changing impacts. We are with you every day and we stand/sit with you with pride.

Have Wheels, Can Work.

Have Wheels, Can Work.

Hey there beauties! Hope everyone has had an awesome summer and you have found it easy to transition back into your daily work routine. Work happens to be the topic of conversation today. For those of you who work in an office, look around; is everyone just like you? Chances are, probably not.

HAPPY ANNIVERSARY ADA!

HAPPY ANNIVERSARY ADA!

Hey there beauties, hope everyone is having a fantastic July! Here at Slick Chicks our month has been so busy and filled with many exciting things...