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BIT September News

We’re sharing out some good news, some upcoming events, and look forward to next year’s Dining in the Dark!

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LGS and BIT: “Blind Person Running” Project

LGS and BIT: “Blind Person Running” Project

LGS Innovations and a talented team of students from the University of Denver have teamed up to create some amazing assistive technology that enables people who are blind or visually impaired safely run around a track.

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BIT Summer News

In the latest issue of our newsletter, we highlight upcoming events, our symposium recap with links to speaker presentations, and shout out some good news.

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Shedding Light on Disability

Our Executive Director, Mike Hess, hosted a “Blindfold Box Luncheon” where guests had to eat completely blindfolded at a Pueblo City-County Library District event.  During his presentation, Mike encouraged those with disabilities to realize the value they might bring, not only to an organization, but to society as a whole. 

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Founder Mike Hess Appears on Channel 9!

BIT's Founder and Executive Director 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

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The Blind Institute of Technology™ (BIT) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization providing workforce development and inclusive employment solutions that prepare people with disabilities, and the employers who hire them, for success in the workplace.

Led by Executive Director Mike Hess, BIT aims to help solve the unemployment and diversity and inclusion epidemic among people with disabilities by reducing barriers to employment through education, preparation, employment placement and accessible technology initiatives. Our vision is a world in which people with disabilities have the same employment opportunities as their peers.

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