We freely serve the underserved who are NOT eligible for services. We define "underserved* as those who lack knowledge of and access to resources for a variety of reasons (social, psychological, cultural, economic, geographic location, transportation, health care gender and racial discrimination, and more)
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TO CONNECT, EDUCATE , AND SUPPORT UNDERSERVED WOMEN AND MEN VETERANS AND OTHER PERSONS WITH DISABILITY WITH RESOURCES IN INDEPENDENT LIVING, VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION, HIGHER EDUCATION, AND RELATED WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT SERVICES FOR LIFE-LONG SUCCESS.
THAT EVERY PERSON WITH DISABILITY*, WHO DESIRES TO BE A PRODUCTIVE AND CONTRIBUTING CITIZEN, WILL HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY TO
Here's an invite to our DIFferently-Abled Network (the DAN), a community outreach and public awareness program of whiteappleinstitute.org.
This invitation is to any Veteran and American with Disability who may be at risk of Drop-Out/Burn-Out from school, work, and/or life!
Much love,and peace, Dr. Danita Applewhite -
Lifetime member of DAV Chapter 8 in Mesa, AZ and Paralyzed Veterans of America -AZ.
The DIFferently-Abled Network (DAN) is where People with DiSability (visible & nonvisible) meet to ASK Dr. Applewhite & other professionals about how to restore HOPE and get what they need to succeed in the classroom, workplace, and as a productive citizen in their community. The DAN is a new community outreach and public awareness program of White Apple Institute www.whiteappleinstitute.org
DAN Mentors and Members really LISTEN to your story and want to give YOU (or someone you care about) a Hand-up to prevent DROP-Out/BURN-Out from school, work, or LIFE! Our emphasis is on those in the "struggle to juggle" overcoming stress, chronic pain, overwhelming class and work schedules, parenting and family responsibilities, homelessness, hopelessness, addictions, social isolation, and any of the issues that make the DIS in our ABILITY to cope with life.
Veterans with any form of disability and/or their families are always Priority! Tell us your story about what you need to finish your education and workforce goals.
Receive a chance to win a Gift Card by encouraging a Veteran (from any branch, including Reservists and National Guard) to a DAN meeting to learn about the
From Veterans Day November 11, 2019 thru December 30, 2020
WEBSITE: Whiteappleinstitute.org EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
Use your mobile phone to attend the DAN meetings ONLINE if you want to get
Connected to resources, educational benefits, and workforce opportunities with Partners in Independent Living, SS, Vocational Rehab, etc.
Involved with our Sponsors from “disability, veteran, and LGBTQ friendly” companies and organizations sharing benefits & opportunities
Educated about self-advocacy, discrimination, and accommodations in the classroom and the workplace
Supported during emotional and financial crisis by trained Mentors ````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````` . Sponsors from higher education, employment, and health care share opportunities and benefits.
Thanks to the Sponsorship of the Interfaith CommUnity Spiritual Center www.interfaith-community.org DAN Members & Mentors meet at our headquarters in Mesa, AZ every First Sunday
Date/Time: Dec 1, 2019/ 12-1:30 pm Sun : LOCATION: ONLINE Call into our studio 1-646-727-3758. Participate on Facebook- YouTube -Instagram LinkedIn-Twitter. Check links at whiteappleinstitute.org IN PERSON 952 E. Baseline Rd Ste 101 Mesa, AZ 85204
TOPIC: "Too Much Stress To Feel Blessed" with Dr. Applewhite (aka Dr. / Professor APPLE) Based on Jewel Diamond Taylor's book "You Are Too Blessed To Be Stressed" on Amazon
SPECIAL GUESTS: Rev Dr. Kevyn T. Holloway, Nazim Rashid, Nellie Roman Anderson and our DIFferently-Abled Artists and Musicians
>Invite us to hold a DAN meeting at your workplace, campus, health facility, or place of worship. >Students & Seniors join our volunteer team.
In accordance with ADA and AZ Statutes guidelines for Public Meetings, we try but cannot guarantee accommodations or accessibility for ALL disabilities (including chemical sensitivities, large print materials, Braille, interpreters, translators, CC, etc.) or Limited English Proficiency without two-week notice. Contact Danita Applewhite PhD CRC 480-471-8082 for more information.
White Apple Institute is a veteran-operated nonprofit 501(c)(3). Federal ID#45-5602313
Connecting, Educating, and Supporting "underserved" Veterans and other Adult Persons with Disability (emphasis on emotional stress, chronic pain, learning, mental, NON-visible, and physical) with RESOURCES (Vocational Rehabilitation, Independent Living, and Workforce Development) to help them SUCCEED in the WORKFORCE & LIFE! .
Providing Talk Shows and Community Outreach Programs for "UNDERSERVED" Veterans and other Persons With Disability to Succeed at SCHOOL, WORK & LIFE!
Take a Bite at the WHITE APPLE Institute and Change the "PERCEPTION" OF "DISabled" to "DIFferently-Abled"!
This is just a glimpse of some of our work:
Tune into the ASK Dr. Applewhite Talk Show. Hear archived shows:
YOUR DONATION OF $5 OR MORE EVERY MONTH WILL COVER OUR EXPENSES AND TRANSPORTATION TO HOLD OUR DIFFERENTLY-ABLED NETWORK MEETINGS (DAN) AT COLLEGE CAMPUSES, WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT EVENTS/JOB FAIRS, ETC
The DAN (Differently-Abled Network (c) is a new community outreach and public awareness program of White Apple Institute (WAI).
>DAN Mentors and Members meet to help identify and restore hope to "underserved" persons with any form of disability in their communities by sharing their stories, information and local opportunities.
ASK about our B.E.T.S. program (Business, Education & Training Sponsorships and the Place Your B.E.T.S. on our Vets campaign
YOU CAN SPONSOR AN UNDERSERVED VETERAN SITTING NEXT TO YOU IN THE CLASSROOM, THE WORKPLACE, OR HOLDING UP A CARDBOARD SIGN WHERE YOU SHOP. JUST ASK THEM IF THEY OR SOMEONE THEY CARE ABOUT, IS GETTING WHAT THEY NEED TO SUCCEED AND BECOME PRODUCTIVE CITIZENS IN THEIR COMMUNITY. TELL THEM TO CONTACT WHITE APPLE INSTITUTE FROM THEIR CELL PHONE, OR YOURS IMMEDIATELY!
FOR A CHANGE WE ARE HELPING THOSE HELPING THEMSELVES WHO APPRECIATE A HAND UP. OUR FOCUS IS ON THOSE IN THE "STRUGGLE TO JUGGLE" CLASS AND WORK SCHEDULES, PARENTING AND/OR FAMILY RESPONSIBILITIES, EMOTIONAL AND FINANCIAL CRISES AND MORE..., WHILE MANAGING NONVISIBLE OR VISIBLE DISABILITIES (chronic pain. stress, learning/mental, numerous psychosocial issues, and more..).