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Building an Equitable Recovery: RespectAbility Advises Nevada on Solutions for People with Disabilities

By Roy Payan / 2021-10-22
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Nevada state flagReno, NV, October 22 – This week, the Governor’s Workforce Development Board (GWDB) met to discuss the status of workforce practices in Nevada. In response to

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Gov. Lamont: Connecticut is “A Leader in Protecting the Rights of People with Disabilities”

By Roy Payan / 2021-10-21
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Screenshot of Connecticut NDEAM press release on the website with state seal

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Hartford, CT, October 21 – “I am proud of

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Nebraska Vocational Rehabilitation Leads the Way on Workers with Disabilities

By Philip Pauli / 2021-10-15
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Lincoln, NE, October 15 – Nebraska Vocational Rehabilitation, a state agency dedicated to supporting the aspirations of jobseekers with disabilities, joins other private and public sectors in celebrating National Disability Employment Awareness Month this October.

In a public statement, Nebraska VR Director Lindy Foley reiterated her state and her

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Gov. Whitmer: People with Disabilities Add Value and Talent” to Michigan Workplaces

By Philip Pauli / 2021-10-15
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Lansing, MI, October 15 – Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer reaffirmed her state’s commitment “to an inclusive community that increases access and opportunities to all, including individuals with disabilities” today in a proclamation marking October as Disability Employment Awareness Month.

Gov. Whitmer also called attention to the hard work “of agencies

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Gov. Laura Kelly: “Hiring People with Disabilities is Productive for Kansas’ Economy”

By Shereen Ali / 2021-10-12
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Proclamation for Disability Employment Awareness Month 2021 in Kansas

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Topeka, KS, October 12 – Kansas recognizes “the skills, reliability and productivity

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Building an Equitable Recovery: RespectAbility Advises Montana on Solutions for People with Disabilities

By Tammie Stevens / 2021-10-11
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PowerPoint slide with Disability statistics for Montana and a photo of Governor Gianforte

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Helena, MT, October 11 – Later this month, Montana’s State

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Gov. Roy Cooper: “North Carolina is an Employment First State”

By Shereen Ali / 2021-10-08
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Proclamation for Disability Employment Awareness Month 2021 in North Carolina

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Raleigh, NC, October 8 – North Carolina must “increase opportunities for fair

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Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz: People with Disabilities “Benefit Minnesota’s Economy”

By Tammie Stevens / 2021-10-08
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Proclamation for Disability Employment Awareness Month in Minnesota

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St. Paul, MN, October 8 – “Individuals with disabilities are valuable and skillful workers,

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Building an Equitable Recovery: RespectAbility Advises Kansas on Solutions for People with Disabilities

By Shereen Ali / 2021-10-08
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Topeka, KS, October 8 – This week, the Kansas State Workforce Development Board met to discuss the status of workforce practices in the Sunflower State. In response to this meeting, RespectAbility, a national nonpartisan nonprofit organization, submitted testimony on how to implement best practices, advocate for greater inclusion and

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Building an Equitable Recovery: RespectAbility Advises Utah on Solutions for People with Disabilities

By Philip Pauli / 2021-10-07
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Salt Lake City, UT, October 7 – Next week, the Utah State Workforce Development Board meets to discuss the status of workforce practices in the Beehive State. In response to this meeting, RespectAbility, a national nonpartisan nonprofit organization, submitted testimony on how to implement best practices, advocate for greater

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