Founder Mike Hess Appears on Channel 9!

Mike Hess appears on Colorado and Company with Denise Plante! Denise Plante chats with Mike Hess about BIT and our annual Dining in the Dark Gala on Channel 9’s Colorado & Company Program

BIT Board Member Writing Seven-Part Article Series on Diversity and Inclusion

Mark Vivien, a member of the BIT Board of Directors, just published the first article in a planned seven-part series focusing on diversity and inclusion, and the value and talent that the blind and visually impaired community brings to the table. Read each of the published articles below! Read Part 1 – The Foundation Read… Continue Reading BIT Board Member Writing Seven-Part Article Series on Diversity and Inclusion

BIT’s Mike Hess Receives an Inaugural Shining Stars of Vocational Rehab Award!

Governor Hickenlooper Welcomes Recipients of Shining Stars of VR Awards, Including BIT’s Own Mike Hess! On November 16th, recipients of the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment’s first-ever Shining Stars of VR awards received recognition during an awards ceremony at the State Capitol. DENVER, Colo. – Nov. 16, 2017 – On November 16th, recipients of… Continue Reading BIT’s Mike Hess Receives an Inaugural Shining Stars of Vocational Rehab Award!

Martin Luther King, Jr. Business Awards to Honor Blind Institute of Technology

Non-Profit Organization Tackling High Unemployment among Blind and Visually Impaired Being Recognized for Adhering to the Ideals of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. DENVER, Colo. – Dec. 2, 2016 – Celebrating ‘Content of Character’ the Blind Institute of Technology (BIT) is among the 32nd annual Martin Luther King Business Awards recipients that will be honored… Continue Reading Martin Luther King, Jr. Business Awards to Honor Blind Institute of Technology

Uber Colorado Partners with Blind Institute of Technology

Uber Colorado Partners with Blind Institute of Technology to Provide Free Rides for Blind and Visually Impaired Job Seekers A Tap of the Uber App Removes Employment Barrier DENVER, Colo. – July 7, 2016 – Today the Blind Institute of Technology (BIT) and Uber Colorado announced an initiative to help qualified blind and visually impaired… Continue Reading Uber Colorado Partners with Blind Institute of Technology

Blind man Uber-ing: One man’s quest to get visually impaired a tech job

A blind man’s mission to help others find tech jobs attracts Uber, which is offering free rides to job interviews. Read the Full Article

Mike Hess has been appointed for the Denver Commission for People with Disabilities

The Blind Institute of Technology is proud to announce that our Founder and Executive Director, Mike Hess has been appointed for the Denver Commission for People with Disabilities. The mission of the Denver Commission for People with Disabilities is to promote and enhance equality for people with disabilities through empowerment, advocacy and education by working… Continue Reading Mike Hess has been appointed for the Denver Commission for People with Disabilities

Mike Hess Recognized By Senator Linda Newell For Recent Appointment To Denver Commission For People With Disabilities

Founder of Blind Institute of Technology, Mike Hess, has been recognized by Senator Linda Newell for his recent appointment to the Denver Commission For People With Disabilities. He was presented with a certificate that reads as follows: “The Senate of The Colorado Legislature convened in the Second Regular Session of the Seventieth General Assembly hereby… Continue Reading Mike Hess Recognized By Senator Linda Newell For Recent Appointment To Denver Commission For People With Disabilities

Blind, Visually Impaired Untapped Resource in the Workforce

There are 20 million Americans who are blind or visually impaired, and 80 percent of them are unemployed. Now a Denver organization is working nationwide to get these people jobs. Read the Full Article