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March 2019 News

March 2019 News

In this edition of our newsletter, we shout out good news and share out new opportunities! First up, we welcome Matt Bishop to the BIT Team. Congrats to Eric Arther for his new position which leads into "Why BIT?" We announce our annual Symposium. And, we have some...

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February 2019 News

February 2019 News

In this edition of our newsletter, we share out some recent happenings! First up, Dining in the Dark was just over a week ago and we had an amazing time.  Plus, we congratulate our 2019 Diversity and Inclusion Champion, Len Beasley. Another biggie, we still...

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January Special Edition

In this special edition newsletter, we shout out some incredible opportunities! First up, Dining in the Dark is just over a week away and we have a seat available just for you.  Plus, we have incredible silent auction items to browse today and bid on February 4th. ...

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Happy New 2019

Happy New 2019

We're celebrating a new year with success, announcing our new space, and sharing more about the BIT team for 2019!  read more in our January 2019 newsletter

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Thank You And Happy Holidays 2018

Thank You And Happy Holidays 2018

We're giving Thanks, wishing everyone a Happy Holidays, focus the spotlight on a talented candidate, and look forward to our annual Gala!  read more in our December 2018 newsletter

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Sight “privilege”

Sight “privilege”

Barbara Brooks of Hacking Away at Happiness blog writes about the impact of active listening after meeting Mike Hess at an event recently. 

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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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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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