Unite US address the social and health care needs Connect to Collaborate and "Serve t
Veteran with Masters Degree, Two Combat Tours Discusses Overcoming Hopelessness and Homelessness with
Students, Teachers, Employees, Employers, Health & Social Workers, Counselors-Independent Living and Vocational Rehabilitation learning and sharing together.
Woman Veteran, Lucy Wong, is one of our DIFferently-Abled Artists. Listen to employer and Seed Sponsor, Jay Ralston, Owner East Valley Ride in AZ and other compassionate DAN Members help her overcome fear of rejection due to
a Hidden Disability.
At DAN meetings, We Help nonprofits connect to Community, Faith-Based Veteran Organizations to provide services to those underserved. We define "underserved" as those who lack eligibility for services, knowledge of resources and access due to a variety of reasons (poverty, disability, education, limited work experiences, psychological, cultural, geographic location, transportation, health care, social work, gender and racial discrimination, and more).
TO CONNECT, EDUCATE , AND SUPPORT UNDERSERVED WOMEN AND MEN VETERANS AND OTHER PERSONS WITH DISABILITY WITH RESOURCES* FOR SUCCESS IN THE CLASSROOM, WORKPLACE, AND LIFE!
*Resources for BASIC NEEDS (food, housing, health care, social services, etc.), Independent Living, Vocational Rehabilitation, Higher Education (college/training) and Workforce Development.
THAT EVERY PERSON WITH DISABILITY*, WHO DESIRES TO BE A PRODUCTIVE AND CONTRIBUTING CITIZEN, WILL HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY TO
White Apple Inst, AZ SILC at NCIL "Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere,,, ” Rev MLK
The Differently-Abled Network (DAN) is a new community outreach and public awareness program of
White Apple Institute (WAI).
• DAN Mentors and Members pull together meetings on campuses, at job fairs, homeless shelters, employee lounges and many religious organizations associated with the Interfaith
.. of nonprofit community, faith-based and veteran service agencies meet to help identify and restore hope to "underserved" persons with any form of disability in their communities by sharing their stories, information, local opportunities.
Employers and Human Resource professionals from small businesses to major corporations share unique tips about interviewing, retaining employment,
All members of the DAN agree to follow the Golden Rule by treating others as they wish to be treated!
At our DAN meetings, (we use the term "Differently-Abled" to continuously encourage ourselves and others to change our "PERCEPTION" of DISABLED and focus on what we are able to do to succeed in higher education and the workforce and be recognized as contributing and productive citizens. It is not our intention to ignore our disability or change the terminology necessary for health care and benefits. Please feel free to ask a DAN Member about sharing your story to inspire and inform others, and sharing what you need to succeed at school and work! Your donation of any amount every month will cover our expenses to hold our differently-abled network (DAN) meetings at college campuses, workforce development
events/job fairs, etc
Contributing to the cause will help us continue our mission!
The most exciting thing that happens at DAN meetings is a Person sharing their journey from hopelessness, isolation, job loss, homelessness, lack of physical/mental health care, hunger, addiction, etc., TO
living in an affordable home, finishing a degree, and obtaining a decent sustainable job because of all of YOUR efforts. TEXT or CALL 88856APPLE (888.562.7753)