Disability Mentoring Day in Delaware

University of Delaware President Dennis Assanis and U.S. Sen. Chris Coons speak at Disability Mentoring Day ceremonies in Newark, Delaware, Oct. 19, 2016.

Gov. Jack Markell calls on businesses to give people with disabilities a shot at jobs

In an interview with CDS on Disability Mentoring Day 2014, Gov. Jack Markell says government can help people with disabilities get jobs by: 1. preparing young people for the “expectation” of a “lifetime of work”; 2. being a model employer that businesses can emulate; and by 3. “making businesses understand” that employees with disabilities will benefit them.

Employers, students with disabilities connect in Delaware on Disability Mentoring Day

Take a look at the memorable work experience that these and other students with disabilities gained on Disability Mentoring Day 2014 in Newark.