Each year, Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining selects nonprofit organizations making an impact on the Orlando community to serve as a charity beneficiary. This year, Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining charity committee focused on identifying organizations supporting the Central Florida workforce. One dollar from every meal will benefit The Able Trust, an organization helping to expand employment opportunities […]
NEWS RELEASE June 30, 2022 CONTACT Tracey Lowe Strategic Communications Director 850-212-8438 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (June 30, 2022) – New research released today by The Able Trust shows more than 700,000 persons with disabilities in Florida could help ease the state’s workforce shortage. This new report entitled Solving Florida’s Labor Shortage: The Hidden Solution indicates that while more job seekers […]
Viewpoints – Special to the Sun Sentinel: Mavara Agrawal.
In the latest Florida Internet and Television interview, The Able Trust President Allison Chase discusses efforts to bring together all stakeholders to help employ Floridians with disabilities.
The Able Trust and FloridaMakes, Inc. have formalized a strategic partnership to cross-promote and leverage each organization’s programs and services. This partnership is designed to raise awareness of workers with disabilities among Florida manufacturers while promoting FloridaMakes, Inc. among The Able Trust’s network of organizations committed to making Florida inclusive.
Securing and retaining strong talent that delivers results is the not-so-secret key to business success. What is surprising, particularly as many Florida businesses struggle to fill job openings, is that employers often overlook one of the largest pools to secure reliable talent — persons with disabilities.
We are excited to launch THE ABLE TRUST COUNTDOWN CAMPAIGN for Disability Employment Awareness Month (DEAM) in October.
Jacksonville Business Journal Editor in Chief, Timothy Gibbons moderated a discussion with Allison Chase, Interim President for The Able Trust and Scott Keith, Regional President for North Florida at Truist Financial Corporation around mental health in the workplace.
We are excited to announce that Donna Wright has joined The Able Trust as our new Director, Development & Marketing. Donna comes to us with a wealth of experience, beginning her career as a special education teacher and with a variety of business leadership roles including as COO at the Florida Chamber Foundation.
Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Lori Fahey, Allison Flanagan, Edmund Finder, James “Chip” Byers, Alexis Dempsey, Douglas Hilliard, Todd Jennings, Dr. Mavara MirzaAgrawal, and Laurie Sallarulo to the Florida Endowment Foundation for Vocational Rehabilitation Board of Directors.