The Viscardi Center President’s Luncheon, graciously hosted by Mutual of America, provided an opportunity for John D. Kemp to discuss the importance of increasing employment opportunities for people with disabilities.
The Viscardi Center Seeks to Pay Tribute to Influential Individuals with Disabilities as the U.S. Senate Deliberates on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD).
National Business & Disability Council (NBDC) at The Viscardi Center co-sponsored Georgetown University’s addressing present and future initiatives to improve the employment opportunities for people with disabilities.
Former U.S. Senator Robert Dole, and the Honorable Luis Gallegos, Permanent Representative of Ecuador to the United Nations in Geneva, issued a joint statement on the Henry Viscardi Achievement Awards. The respected disability rights leaders serve as Co-Chairs of the Awards Selection Committee.
To assist businesses looking to promote inclusion and diversify their workforce, the Emerging Leaders Summer Internship Program for College Students with Disabilities, coordinated by NBDC, places college students with disabilities in fulfilling summer internships.
The Viscardi Center announced it is now accepting nominations for the 2014 Henry Viscardi Achievement Awards which recognize influential individuals with disabilities who have had a profound impact on shaping attitudes, raising awareness and improving the quality of life of people with disabilities.
The National Business & Disability Council at The Viscardi Center is offering federal contractors briefings and educational programs to further educate them on the Section 503 rule change recently announced by the OFCCP requiring that 7% of their workforces be made up of people with disabilities.
The National Business & Disability Council (NBDC) at The Viscardi Center and the National Organization on Disability (NOD) today announced an important new tool that will help companies assess their own readiness to launch or improve their hiring of people with disabilities and veterans.
The National Business & Disability Council (NBDC) at The Viscardi Center announced an enhanced Job Posting Service to assist its member companies in recruiting qualified people with disabilities for positions they are actively seeking to fill.
NBDC is offering a webinar to member and non-member companies, on September 3, about the Section 503 rules change announced today by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs requiring 7% of the workforce of federal contractors, with 100+ employees, be comprised of people with disabilities.