Derrick Means is an EQUIP Leader with cerebral palsy. He has never let what people tell him that he “can’t” do. He graduated from USC Upstate in 2012 and since graduating has been working a full-time job. He currently works in the Media Center at Spartanburg High School. He believes that people with disabilities can do anything they set their minds to if they have the self-advocacy and disability pride skills needed to make their dreams a reality. In his free time when he is not working, he is very involved with the Miracle League of Union County, both as a player and a coach.

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The burning of the Babcock from the perspective of people with disabilities

For decades, the Babcock building has served as a painful reminder of the ways that people with psychiatric, intellectual and developmental disabilities were abused, neglected, and segregated from society.

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Hire Me SC to coincide with disability employment awareness month

Employers and human resource professionals in South Carolina can take the next step in building a hiring plan inclusive of individuals with disabilities at the Hire Me SC Employer Summit on Oct. 7, 2020.

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Events

Oct 01

Equip Hangout

October 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
2020 Employer Summit Karl at the cash register at Riverbanks Zoo
Oct 07

2020 Employer Summit

October 7 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm