"Empowering People with Disabilities to Achieve the American Dream"
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RespectAbility invites you to : "Media and Advocacy Training" TeleConferenceWednesday, November 6th 12pm-1pm ET.
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RespectAbilityUSA invites Hill staff to Lunch with Governor Jack Markell (DE), immediate past chair of the National Governors Association (NGA) on this ground breaking NGA initiative "A Better Bottom Line: Employing People with Disabilities"
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Governor Markell will be introduced by Karen Summar, M.D. , Disability Policy Advisor for Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers.
Lunch is free to Hill staff and one staff person per office can attend.
RespectAbilityUSA is a non-partisan non-profit organization devoted to enabling people with disabilities to achieve the American dream.
Gov. Branstad, Lt. Gov. Reynolds and Sen. Harkin to co-host forum on “Empowering Individuals with Disabilities through Employment”October 17, 2013
(DES MOINES) – Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds, in conjunction with Sen. Tom Harkin, today announced that they will co-host a forum on “Empowering Individuals with Disabilities through Employment” on October 17, 2013.
“This forum will provide a great opportunity to bring together business leaders, individuals with disabilities and various stakeholders to share best practices and highlight individuals with disabilities who have excelled in the workforce or successfully started their own business,” said Gov. Branstad.
WI Governor Scott Walker to be First in Nation to Follow-Through in Summit on Expanding Jobs to People With DisabilitiesSeptember 25, 2013
Washington, D.C. Governor Scott Walker of Wisconsin will be first Governor in the nation to follow up with a summit discussion on disability employment since the National Governor's Association (NGA) major report to expand job opportunities for people with disabilities. Governor Scott Walker, Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch and Wisconsin state agencies involved in a job creation will join together for a small business summit on Wednesday, September 25, at the Holiday Inn in Stevens Point. A key speaker will be the Walgreens Chief Diversity Officer Steve Pemberton. He will speak about how employers can successfully work to include people with disabilities in their workforces. To register for the conference see http://www.wheda.com/root/smallbizsummit.