New York Business Leadership Network

November 15, 2016
Disability Employment

Hiring AdvantEdge: Price Chopper, ACCES-VR and Our Ability Come Together for Employment

December 21, 2016 – Updated – As of December 20, 2016 10 of the 25 people in attendance have been hired by Price Chopper! On November 9, 2016, Price Chopper Supermarkets together with ACCES-VR of New York State and Our Ability Alliance held an open workshop for employment for individuals with disabilities in the Greater Capital Region of New York.   Price Chopper brought in leaders in human resources and talent acquisition to discuss resume
November 28, 2017

Message from Council of State Administrator of Vocational Rehabilitation – Potential elimination of the public VR Program and other programs as a result of Senate and House proposed tax reform plans.

In 1986, I received funding from vocational rehabilitation in New Hampshire to be able to attend university. Being able to go to university to study television radio and film has allowed me to have the career that I have. And while after 16 years I do not work in television anymore, my career only continues to grow as a business owner and advocate for individuals with disabilities. None of this would be possible without Voc
March 9, 2021

Bronx Independent Living: Meet Brett Eisenberg Talking Disability Business Ownership

Our Ability talks with  Brett Eisenberg  from the Bronx Independent Living Services to discuss the agenda in early 2021 including COVID-19, future opportunities and especially Disability Entrepreneurship in New York State! Bronx Independent Living Services (BILS) is a non-profit, community based organization dedicated to empower all people with disabilities to understand and exercise their civil and human rights in order to live fully integrated lives in mainstream society.
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