The grant is announced as Easterseals celebrates 100 years of service and impact in the lives of people with disabilities.
CHICAGO, July 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Celebrating its 100th Anniversary as the nation’s leading advocate and service provider for people with disabilities, Easterseals announced today that the Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation has provided $230,000 in grants to support technology programs and services offered throughout the nonprofit’s national network of affiliates.
April 11, 2019 /3BL Media/ At its 2nd annual Equality Summit in New York in March 2019, Bloomberg announced it is the latest company to commit to The Valuable 500, a global campaign which strives to ensure businesses recognise the importance of the world’s one billion people living with disabilities.
PNC is honored to be recognized for its commitment to disability inclusion in Careers and the disABLED Magazine’s 2019 Annual Top 50 Employers List. Readers of Careers & the disABLED Magazine were asked to name the employers for whom they would most like to work or that they believe would provide a progressive environment for people with disabilities.
On July 15, JetBlue marched in the NYC Disability Pride Parade in support of JetBlue’s Reaching Blue Heights initiatives. Hosted by Disability Pride NYC, the parade’s purpose is to promote inclusion, awareness, and visibility of people with disabilities, and to redefine public perception of disability.
People with Disabilities are among the highest unemployed populations in the United States. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate for persons with a disability was 10.5 percent in 2016, about twice that of those with no disability (4.6 percent). As employers, this not only provides a significant opportunity to positively impact the workforce, but also, to positively impact the lives of many highly qualified individuals who are often overlooked.
ARLINGTON, VA, September 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The National Organization on Disability (NOD) today announced 45 organizations that have been selected to receive the 2017 NOD Leading Disability Employer Seal™. Now in its second year, the Seal recognizes companies that demonstrate exemplary employment practices for people with disabilities.
Booz Allen is proud to announce that we have achieved a 100% score on the third annual Disability Equality Index (DEI®), the nation’s most trusted annual benchmarking tool allowing America’s leading corporations to self-report their disability policies and practices.