Imagine if those closest to you didn’t believe you could achieve your dreams? That didn’t stop Tena!

When Tena told those closest to her that she wanted to pursue employment, she was told she wouldn’t be able to get or keep a job because of her cognitive disability. When Disability Network met with Tena, they learned she was facing many barriers to achieving her goals for employment, financial stability, and independence. There were also some imminent safety concerns to address. She was not living in a safe environment and did not have control over her own finances.

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Community Navigator

Your support helps us navigate complex systems, ensuring individuals with disabilities have access to necessary resources that guide people toward financial stability and self-determination.


Connection Creator

This level provides a platform for individuals to share experiences, challenges, and victories, fostering a sense of belonging and mutual understanding among those navigating similar paths.


Independence Champion

Contributions at this level empower us to support individuals in making their own choices and achieving independence, a fundamental aspect of our work.


Change Catalyst

With your contribution, we elevate disability pride and challenge stereotypes through education and awareness fostering a deeper understanding and empathy towards the disability community, driving societal change.

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Inclusion Partner

This giving level directly funds our comprehensive business assessments, ensuring organizations become more welcoming, accessible, and inclusive.


Diversity Advocate

Your generous donation is pivotal in enhancing our programs that intersect disability with other aspects of identity, promoting a more inclusive and diverse community where everyone belongs.


Justice Activator

Your significant contribution at this level activates lasting systemic change and grassroots advocacy, targeting critical areas such as policy reform and community education.