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December 14, 2016
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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
January 10, 2017

GOVERNOR CUOMO PRESENTS THE 20TH PROPOSAL OF 2017 STATE OF THE STATE: COMPLETE THE EMPIRE STATE TRAIL BY 2020

Our Ability is excited to post this important press release. We can’t wait to assist this effort! “Our Ability is thrilled with the Governor’s announcement today,” Doug Hamlin stated. “It is among our highest priorities to have the most people, of all abilities, enjoy the beauty and history of our great State!”     Build 350 New Miles of Trail to Create Largest State Multi-use Trail Network in the Nation 750-Mile Trail Network Will Connect
January 18, 2018
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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
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