Connecting communities: Why free WiFi is beneficial for businesses and customers
In this highly interconnected digital age, staying up-to-date on breaking news, work emails, and last minute calendar changes means having access to Wi-Fi. Offering free Wi-Fi in shared spaces creates a mutually beneficial environment for customers, colleagues, and the greater community. Fast, secure, and reliable Wi-Fi will not only expand your customer base, but it will also help you foster a collaborative space and new opportunities for your business.Read More
Creating welcoming spaces: How flat walking surfaces are good for business
Flat walking surfaces are essential when creating a more accessible space for all life stages and abilities. Imagine you’re a new parent who wants to bring your child to the store and they’re just beginning to walk. Or you’re recovering from surgery and need to use crutches/a wheelchair/a scooter. Or you have a mobility aid. Or you’re an elderly person who has a hard time going up stairs. Creating an accessible space makes a building more welcoming for all.Read More
It’s been 30 years since the ADA was passed. What’s changed? What hasn’t?
To commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Americans with disabilities Act (ADA), the NY Association on Independent Living (NYAIL) and 41 other Independent Living Centers (ILCs) hosted a virtual event with many distinguished speakers on July 28, 2020. Denise Figueroa, Judith Heumann, James Weisman, and Clifton Perez have all been working in the disability rights movement for decades.Read More