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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 […]
September 10, 2013

Marketing to People with Disabilities: It’s Good Business

Mark Hogan and I have known each other for the past 12 years. We have become friends, through our wives friendship. Recently, we’ve had the opportunity to share marketing stories with one another. Over coffee this morning, I mentioned this wonderful video produced by Guinness. Mark has a very well-written blog. He takes a look at businesses with an interesting marketing platform then goes in-depth about their successes and failures. I have enjoyed reading his […]
April 29, 2014

Shocking Photo by Shaq – No One Cares. Everyone Watching Donald Sterling

America wake up! While Donald Sterling’s comments were idiotic, hurtful, and certainly newsworthy, did you see what Shaquille O’Neal posted about Jahmel Binion? If we are going to be outraged about racism shouldn’t we also be outraged at discrimination against individuals with disabilities? You can’t turn on the television, radio or the internet right now and not know what Sterling said. He doesn’t want his girlfriend hanging out with his African-American employees – members of […]
June 5, 2014

Our Ability – June 5 Press Release

For immediate release: Contact: Doug Hamlin (518) 339-6046 JUNE 5 OUR ABILITY FUNDRAISER TO FEATURE NYS CANAL CORPORATION DIRECTOR BRIAN STRATTON 360 mile Journey will once again focus on everyone’s Abilities Our Ability, Inc. will embark on their second annual Journey Along the Erie Canal later this month. To draw attention and financial support to their effort, a fundraiser will be held at the Skaneateles Country Club on Thursday June 5 from 6:00 to 9:00pm. […]
October 2, 2015

Guest Blog: Sodexo Employees Celebrate the Abilities of Others for #NDEAM – Part 1

Sodexo Employees Celebrate the Abilities of Others for #NDEAM – Part 1 By Autumn McReynolds, Employment Brand Sourcing Manager Do you know what the “world’s largest minority group” is? Often unseen, disabilities are more common than most people know. For me, however, this has always been top of mind, having grown up with a grandmother who was unable to walk, a close family friend with a learning disability and a former coworker with an intellectual […]