Employment First

December 14, 2016
Our Ability Jobs

Alert: Urge Gov. Cuomo to Prioritize the Employment of New Yorkers with Disabilities #PWDConnectJobs

NYAPRS Note: The following comes from our friend, Brad Williams of the NYS Independent Living Council. Please join us in signing this petition today, urging NY Governor Cuomo to build on efforts to realize the goals of his groundbreaking Employment First policy for New Yorkers with disabilities. The petition urges Governor Cuomo to add resources to advance our efforts in this area, by giving the issue a state of the state level of importance and
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
March 26, 2018
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UPDATED – NYBLN State Funding Not in Fiscal 2019 – STILL HAVE TIME

Updated – March 27, 10:01am As of 10 AM this morning, budgets are in flux with the New York State Senate and New York State Assembly. Please help us by Tweeting, Facebook or email your New York State assembly or NewYork State Senator… Thank you   Members and friends of Our Ability Alliance/NYBLN, After many negotiations, New York State has decided not to fund the business leadership network (Our Ability Alliance/NYBLN) in this upcoming budget. While this
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