News

June 1, 2011

Mark Perriello, DP&P board member and longtime civil rights leader, was named President and CEO of the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD), the country’s largest cross-disability membership organization, by the organization’s board of directors.

June 1, 2011

Kareem Dale blogs about a training for federal hiring managers on how to implement the Executive Order to make the federal government a model employer for persons with disabilities. http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2011/05/26/hitting-road-part-ii

June 1, 2011

The U.S. Department of Labor today announced the availability of approximately $20 million to fund programs that will improve education, training and employment opportunities for adults and youth with disabilities.  A solicitation for grant applications is published in today’s edition of the Federal Register.

May 12, 2011

The National Council on Disability, an independent federal agency that advises the President, Congress and other federal agencies about policies affecting the lives of people with disabilities, will hold a public Congressional Forum examining “Disability In The Budget: Why It Matters”

April 23, 2011

Yesterday President Obama delivered an important address about our nation’s fiscal policy. In this address, he made bold statements about the kind of America he believes in and the values that America was built upon.