Journey2015

Together, we all have the ability to overcome personal obstacles and build stronger lives for those of us with challenges.

January 22, 2018

2018 Night to Shine, sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation

Our Savior’s Lutheran Church is proud to be an official host church for the 2018 Night to Shine, sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation.  Night to Shine is an unforgettable prom night experience, centered on God’s love, for people with special needs, ages 14 and older. This worldwide movement is already set to take place in 2018 in all 50 states and 15 countries around the world…and the numbers continue to grow! Every guest of […]
January 18, 2018

Employment First in NY – in Name Only

January 2018 – John Robinson Gov. Cuomo came out with his budget one week after the State of the State (in which he never mentioned disability). In November 2017, Our Ability had the chance to sit down and request funding to continue our initiative to employ individuals with disabilities in New York. We requested funds to continue our support of the Employment First initiative. In the 2014 Employment First executive order, Gov. Cuomo stated: Equality […]
January 4, 2018

Gov. Cuomo #CripTheVote, if you’re running for president.

In listening to the entire State of the State speech, New York can be proud of its social justice platform. But, there is work to do in regard to disability. People with disabilities were not mentioned once in the address. Our advocacy community in New York State must be included in the social justice conversation. Let Our Ability and our New York Business Leadership Network help Gov. Andrew Cuomo achieve this goal. If Gov. Cuomo […]
January 4, 2018

Texas Health Resources – Job Opportunity

Company Name: Texas Health Resources Position Title: RN Medical Surgical Units Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex Texas Location: Dallas, Texas 75231, United States Many Shifts Available Days, Nights, Part Time and PRN Locations: Alliance (North Fort Worth), Allen, Dallas, Denton, HEB, Plano Why work for Texas Health Resources? https://www.texashealth.org/careers/Pages/About-Texas-Health-Resources-and-North-Texas.aspx 6 of the 9 of our hospitals are Magnet level hospitals! THR was voted #33 of Top Places to Work by 100 Best Places to Work in the United States! THR […]
January 3, 2018

The Research Foundation Suny Job Openings

The Research Foundation supports The State University of New York by assisting campuses in their efforts to increase research activity, protect University-developed intellectual property, provide high-quality administrative support for research and other sponsored programs conducted by SUNY faculty. View our current open positions: http://www.rfsuny.org/About-Us/Careers/RF-Central-Office-Job-Openings/  
December 22, 2017
John Robinson, Our Ability

Our Ability Alliance Annual Report 2017: Employment New York

Employment New York 2017 Our Ability Alliance Annual Report: Where We Stand in New York State and How to Move Forward Executive Summary In September 2014, Governor Cuomo signed Executive Order 136 establishing New York State as an employment first state and assigning the Employment First Commission (EFC) to develop the State’s employment first policy. The EFC issued a report in March 2015 which contained three major goals: 5% increase in the employment rate of […]
June 28, 2015

Journey 2015 Begins!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE “In 2014 – when we saw thousands of New Yorkers on the Capitol Steps, we were humbled by how important advocacy is in New York. We know in early 2015 Governor Cuomo’s Employment First commission has started the dialogue to what can be achieved. Now, we must build on that discussion in New York State and raise awareness of the ability within the tens of thousands of New Yorkers with Disabilities!” – […]
June 30, 2015

Journey 2015 Video and Blog/Photos by Andrea Robinson

by Andrea Robinson Erie Canal 2015 Day 2 Today we rode from Niawanda Park to Medina, 37 miles. This is a section we all love. It’s always nice to have the canal right beside us once we get to Lockport. There was a wonderful event in Lockport with our friends from Opportunities Unlimited. The sun was shining and we were all in good spirits. Al rode with us from Lockport and it’s always nice to […]
July 1, 2015

Journey Day 3 – Andrea Robinson Blog and Video

Rain, rain go away! by Andrea Robinson We are 85 miles into this years trip. Here at Day 3 today. This morning we had a send off from the Medina Lions Club – Thank you for the coffee! We had some rain first thing but we managed. John, Owen and I stopped at Orleans County ARC to see some wonderful friends at ARC of Orleans County – and have a little break. Albion is one […]
July 2, 2015

Day 4 Photos

Day 4 Photos