In the News + Community
CBS Atlanta Feature – April 2018
“Local firm provides jobs, ‘purpose’ for autistic adults”
HollyRod Foundation DesignCare - Two of our Co-Founders, Chet and Sara, were invited by Holly Robinson Peete and her husband Rodney Peete to their foundation's 20th anniversary charity event in appreciation for the work Ventures ATL is doing to support a diverse work force. Award winners included Earvin "Magic" Johnson (Humanitarian Award) and Microsoft (Corporate Compassion Award).
Inspiration Matters Blog Post – Inspiration Matters is a global online community for people with disabilities that focuses on inspiration and encouragement. Ventures ATL was highlighted as “a valuable pillar of our society that is motivating an inclusive workforce”
One of our Co-Founders, Chet, was the featured speaker at the Els for Autism Golf Challenge this week! Chet addressed the work Ventures ATL is doing to create jobs in Atlanta for adults on the autism spectrum.
One of our employees, Emmanuel, was asked to be a part of a panel presenting and answering questions about autism employment at the 2018 Autism Conference & Expo of Georgia.
One of our board members and co-founders, Chet, was invited to speak at AutFest, a Hollywood event, hosted by the Autism Society, honoring and encouraging the film industry portrayal of characters with autism. AutFest 2018 was a big success and we are proud that Ventures ATL was represented among a talented group of people that are making impactful strides for autism awareness!
One of our board members and co-founders, Sara, spent time with Holly Robinson Peete this past weekend in Seattle at the Autism @ Work Summit hosted by Microsoft. Holly and her husband Rodney Peete are strong supporters of Autism Awareness and are doing great work through their foundation – The HollyRod Foundation.