New York

December 14, 2015

Our Ability Alliance forms New York Business Leadership Network

  Our Ability Alliance forms history-making business network to help people with disabilities find employment in New York State The Our Ability Alliance has created the New York Business Leadership Network, a statewide network of businesses interested in employing people with disabilities. The NYBLN will serve people with developmental, intellectual, learning and physical disabilities, along with veterans with disabilities.   The NYBLN was formed in response to Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s 2014 executive order establishing
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
December 2, 2016

How New Yorkers with Disabilities Voted

From our friends at NYSILC – this is an extremely interesting take on New York State voters with disabilities. We are a voting block that is growing in numbers and power. We are excited to be able to report these findings. We will be having further news posts on this topic in the next months.  It is important that we – Our Ability and the New York Business Leadership Network advocate for jobs issues which
December 8, 2016
Our Ability Jobs

#PWDConnectJobs: 270 NONPROFITS ACROSS NEW YORK STATE LAUNCH CAMPAIGN CALLING FOR CRITICAL RESOURCES

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 8, 2016   MORE THAN 270 NONPROFITS ACROSS NEW YORK STATE LAUNCH CAMPAIGN CALLING FOR CRITICAL RESOURCES TO THE HUMAN SERVICES SECTOR  Coalition Releases Report Showing Human Impact of Persistent Underfunding in Communities Across the State ALBANY, NY– Restore Opportunity Now, a coalition of more than 270 nonprofit human services organizations, today gathered at the State Capitol to highlight the need for increased investment in the sector to ensure nonprofits
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