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Ep.8: Simon Brown, Inclusive Futures employment programme

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In this 10-minute audio report, Inclusive Futures global reporter Kimberly Middleton speaks with Simon Brown. He is the global technical lead for economic empowerment at Inclusive Futures partner Sightsavers and uses his expertise to shape the Inclusive Futures formal employment work. With a focus on getting more young people with disabilities into jobs, Simon explains how the programme is working to create lasting change by improving the disability confidence of employers as well as building the skills of jobseekers. Listen to this audio report to hear Simon explain the barriers for jobseekers with disabilities and employers, the financial and moral case for workplaces to be disability inclusive, as well as the impact of COVID-19 on jobseekers’ hunt for work. Download transcription [.pdf] See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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