Tuesdays at Ten

From October 2013 through March 2016, on the first Tuesday of every month, the coalition engaged in an award-winning live Twitter chat with local businesses who have effectively put ability first in the workplace.

In this section, we’ve compiled transcripts from our previous Tuesdays at Ten. We encourage you to review them, learn more from successful employers about the whys and hows, and contact us if you have any questions about putting ability first in your workplace.


  • Dipply Logo

    “If people can break down these preconceptions about what someone is, or what someone can do as a person with a disability, our workforce will be much better for it.”
    Taylor Ablitt, Co-Founder & CEO of GoViral Inc. and Diply.com

    Sep 01, 2015
  • Black Fly Beverage Company Twitter Avatar

    “Black Fly believes in finding talent where other companies may not & giving people a chance.”
    Martin Kamil, VP Finance & Operations Black Fly Beverage Company

    Black Fly Beverage Company
    Aug 04, 2015
  • Brown's Auto Supply Twitter Avatar

    “Our employees with disabilities are very dedicated, motivated team members.”
    Crystal Northcott, Manager Brown’s Auto Supply

    Brown's Auto Supply
    Jul 14, 2015
  • Voyageur Transportation Services Twitter Avatar

    “At Voyageur, we hire for ability first because our success comes from the people we employ. And as our vision states, we would like to be the company of choice for our employees and our customers.”
    Kristen Francis, Human Resources Coordinator Voyageur Transportation

    Voyageur Transportation Services
    Jun 02, 2015
  • ToyotaTown

    “It benefits us as a business, as well as the employee. It also benefits the existing employees in learning that we all can work together.”
    John Rossini, Service Director ToyotaTown

    May 05, 2015