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Shopability Celebrates Local Businesses that Hire People with All Abilities

This article appeared in the Florida Times-Union on January 1, 2021. Read the original article here. By Beth Reese Cravey Robbie Culliton might be the first person people see when they enter the lobby of the VyStar Credit Union’s headquarters building in downtown Jacksonville. He also might be the first person VyStar employees see when they

An Unlikely Partnership Creates a More Connectable Jacksonville

When JU geography professor, Ashley Johnson, PhD, made an open-ended offer for her students to create a map as a service-learning study, she didn’t know she would set into motion a citywide campaign. Johnson’s offer and the students’ efforts were the foundation for Connectable’s Shopability, a citywide campaign to recognize Jacksonville’s inclusive employers and their