Untapped Awards Event 2022 Welcomed over 300 Guests across BC
On Sept 28th, 2022, Open Door Group, in partnership with the Presidents Group and BC WiN welcomed over 300 guests across BC to join Untapped 2022- BC Workplace Inclusion Awards event. Among them were businesses of all sizes, individuals, Untapped award nominees, finalists, recipients, service providers, government representatives, industry experts, and press agencies… who gathered to celebrate moving the dial on disability inclusion in the workplace here in British Columbia. The event took place in-person at Parq Vancouver and live streamed at Open Door Group Facebook page.
Gardengate Salsa Challenge
On Friday, August 26th, Gardengate celebrated another year of “Growing Food, Growing Futures” during its 16th Annual Summer Salsa Challenge! Participants, volunteers, and staff were joined by community service providers and Kamloops residents to celebrate another year of hard work and friendship.
“Aashtum nichimos! Oota! Oota!” (Come here, Sweetheart. Hurry!) Reconnecting to Indigenous Culture and Family through Language
Trish Kelly is a citizen of the Métis Nation of BC, with family ties back to the Red River. She is as an accessibility and inclusion consultant and led the development of the Disability Inclusive Employer Self-Assessment tool for Open Door Group. To recognize Indigenous History Month, Trish will share her experience reconnecting with her Métis language and the proud history of the Métis as an act of resistance and love.