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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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Martin Luther King, Jr. Business Awards

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...

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Uber Colorado Partners with 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...

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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.