Adapting to the Ordinary // DOs and DON’Ts of a Disability “Woke” Business

Adapting to the Ordinary // DOs and DON’Ts of a Disability “Woke” Business

When working with clients with disabilities, there are many considerations for making a great first impression and a long-lasting relationship. While you probably already work with other minorities, people with disabilities may require special accommodations you may not be aware of. Each individual has different abilities and needs that may require some creativity on your part to be inclusive and accommodating. No matter the type of vendor you are, here are some DOs and DON’Ts you should consider to be a disability-“woke” business:

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Meet our {un}convention LGBTQ+ Inclusivity Workshop Leader: Cassandra Zetta

Meet our {un}convention LGBTQ+ Inclusivity Workshop Leader: Cassandra Zetta

Cassandra is a photographer based in Cincinatti, Ohio, and has worked tirelessly to support the LGBTQ+ community, which she herself is a member of. In addition to making sure that the couples she works with feel loved and supported throughout their wedding process, she also has worked to educate other photographers in the nuances of serving the LGBTQ+ community that often get overlooked. It is because of this that we are so completely thrilled to have Cassandra host a workshop for us at {un}convention.

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Catalyst Travels to Brooklyn for the Love Union

Catalyst Travels to Brooklyn for the Love Union

Have you met Amy Shackelford of Modern Rebel? She owns an awesome alternative event planning company in Brooklyn that partners with nonprofits. That means Modern Rebel donates money to domestic violence, homelessness, and education-based organizations every time her team coordinates an event. She also shares our feminist values, and she invited Catalyst to join her on a panel about feminism and weddings at this year's Love Union, a dreamy week-long staycation and education opportunity for wedding professionals in NYC. It's hosted by 501 Union, a gorgeous venue for weddings and events in the Gowanus neighborhood.

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{un}convention BROOKLYN Sponsor: Julia Lovallo!

{un}convention BROOKLYN Sponsor: Julia Lovallo!

Get your new logo, sweet website, or social media brand strategy ready, (un)convention attendees! At (un)convention you'll get a quick-and-dirty brand consult with some of the brightest branding experts in the industry. Meet one of them, Julia Lovallo

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{un}convention BROOKLYN sponsor: Menagerie!

{un}convention BROOKLYN sponsor: Menagerie!

Wedding professionals: have you been waiting for a platform that will help you showcase your work without dumb fees? Join Menagerie today (it's FREE) to connect with clients, gain access to free business tools and resources, and show off your skills! Not sure yet? You'll be able to meet Tiffany, the founder and CEO of Menagerie, at (un)convention BROOKLYN!

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