Shaping Visions Into Reality
Empowering people with disabilities to achieve their goals
Support and guidance to help individuals with disabilities identify their strengths, interests, and goals to develop a plan and empower living their best lives.
Schools & Education
Working with educators to support the learning and participation of students with disabilities and promote inclusive practices.
Community & Advocacy
Building supportive communities, fostering connections, and advocating for the rights and needs of people with disabilities.
Creating Community by Shaping Visions into Reality
Welcome to Team EVAN! We are a community of individuals with and without disabilities committed to turning our visions into reality. Our mission is to empower people with disabilities to achieve their goals and live their best lives by building supportive and inclusive communities.
Everyone should have the opportunity to reach their full potential and make their mark on the world. That’s why we work with individuals to identify their strengths, interests, and goals and then connect them with resources and support to help them achieve their dreams.
We also strive to raise awareness and understanding of the challenges and strengths of people with disabilities in our communities. Building bridges and fostering connections can create a more inclusive and supportive world for everyone.
Empower individuals with disabilities to achieve their goals and live their best lives by:
- Providing individualized support and guidance to help individuals with disabilities identify their strengths, interests, and goals and develop a plan to achieve them.
- Connect individuals with disabilities to resources and community support, such as education and training programs, job opportunities, and recreational activities.
- Facilitating the development of social connections and support networks among individuals with disabilities through activities like group outings, events, and online communication.
- Advocating for the rights and needs of people with disabilities and working to increase awareness and understanding of disability issues in the community.
- Collaborating with other organizations and community members to create a more inclusive and supportive environment for people with disabilities.
Inclusion at the Forefront
Inclusion is essential for Team EVAN as we work to support individuals with disabilities and build inclusive communities. Here are a few specific reasons why inclusion is essential to our mission:
- By promoting and supporting the participation and belonging of individuals with disabilities, Team EVAN can help reduce the barriers and challenges that these individuals may face in accessing opportunities and fully participating in their communities.
- By fostering a sense of belonging and connection among individuals with disabilities, Team EVAN can help to improve their mental health and overall well-being.
- By bringing together individuals with disabilities with other community members, Team EVAN can help build mutual understanding and respect among different groups, leading to more cohesive and supportive communities.
- By advocating for the rights and needs of individuals with disabilities, Team EVAN can help to promote a more inclusive and equitable society for everyone.
Imagine the World as One Magazine
Imagine the World as One (IWO) Magazine was founded in 2020 as a means to elevate the disability experience. IWO wants to share this experience with the world through innovative stories, experiences, and interviews. IWO is one of the first lifestyle magazines written by and for those in the disability community. By sharing this experience with the world, we can all Imagine the World as One.