Watch a clip of Tyler’s presentation: https://peaceandconflictresolution.com/
On employment: “Individuals with disabilities can and want to work.” On inclusion: People with disabilities want to be integrated in a community with other people who do not have disabilities.
The Conference will take place on Thursday, May 12, 2022. Register for the Conference
On 2/16/21, Thrive Upstate’s Executive Director, Tyler Rex provided brief testimony to the SC House Ways & Means Subcommittee on the state vaccination plan. To see that clip, forward to 1h 43min.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
For more Information contact: Tyler Rex, Thrive Upstate Executive Director
864 288-1907 ext. 3535
DDSN Awards the 2019 Silver Palmetto
To City of Greenville and City of Rock Hill
The South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs (DDSN) awarded City of Greenville and City of Rock Hill the 2019 Silver Palmetto Award. The Silver Palmetto is DDSN’s way of recognizing and thanking city and municipal governments in South Carolina for making the lives of people with disabilities a priority in the previous calendar year.
DDSN Commission Chair, Gary Lemel made the presentation February 4 at the annual conference of the Municipal Association of South Carolina‘s “Hometown Legislative Action Day” in Columbia, SC. City of Greenville Mayor Pro Tem Lillian Flemming was on hand to receive the award.
Read the Complete Silver Palmetto Award Press Release Feb 2020
Thrive Upstate was accepted to have a float in the downtown Greenville Poinsett Christmas Parade on Saturday, December 7th, 2019. Our team is hard at work preparing for the event!
Tyler Rex, Thrive Upstate’s Executive Director joins other leaders selected from across the Upstate and surrounding area to participate in the Riley Institute at Furman’s 28th class of Diversity Leaders Initiative (DLI). DLI graduates become Riley Fellows, members of a powerful, cross-sector, statewide leadership network that includes CEOs of corporations, mayors, city and county council members, legislators, school superintendents, pastors and rabbis, non-profit heads, chamber of commerce directors, and community leaders. See the full press release here:
DLI Class Press Release-Tyler Rex
Thrive Upstate Greenville Greeters were invited to Atlanta, Georgia to be a part of Microsoft’s Business Application Summit held on June 11, 2019. The Greeters welcomed thousands of attendees to the closing keynote session of the annual software summit, reminding everyone to find the joy in life.
Thrive Upstate will benefit from new Fall for Greenville Sponsor, Bank of America. $5000 will be awarded for our talented drummers to get instruments! Check out the radio.com article for more details:
Fall for Greenville Board Awards $5000 to Thrive Upstate