Voting is one of our most important civil rights, but it isn’t always accessible for paralyzed veterans and other people with disabilities.
By Elaine Sanchez
A year after his accident and the loss of his leg, Spc. Ezra Maes is still amazed at the circumstances that led to his survival. If you ask, he’ll credit his survival to Continue reading Tank Crewmen Saved by One Soldier’s Cell Phone
The future looks bright for this veteran entrepreneur, who miraculously regained his once lost eyesight. Continue reading One Warrior’s Illuminating Journey
By Kathleen Wroblewski, Director of Communications, Bay Path University
It’s difficult for many people to approach a stranger’s house and knock on their door. It’s quite another matter if you are knocking on doors and running for public office. Continue reading Meet the first openly autistic woman elected to political office
World Disability Day 2018 is meant to promote rights and well-being of persons with disabilities in all spheres of development and society. Continue reading World Disability Day 2018 Focuses On Equal Opportunities And Inclusiveness For People With Disability
Gene Crayton was born on a southern Illinois farm, 15 miles north of where the Ohio and Mississippi river’s meet, the fifth of six kids, Crayton learned early about duty, service and a hard day’s work. Continue reading Gene Crayton, Paralyzed Veterans’ First African-American President
For the first time ever, New York City Transit will have a dedicated accessibility chief. Continue reading MTA New York City Transit Hires First-Ever Senior Advisor for Systemwide Accessibility
There are thousands of lobbyists in Washington, legions of well-connected pros who are hired by special interest groups to vigorously advocate for issues. Continue reading This woman is an exceptionally effective Capitol Hill lobbyist. She also has Down syndrome.
The Airpower Foundation is announcing changes to it’s Executive Board of Directors. These changes were effective January 1, 2018. Continue reading Airpower Foundation Announces Changes to it’s Executive Board of Directors
The Rising Leaders Mentoring Program is a six-month career mentoring opportunity to at least 100 college students and recent graduates with disabilities through linkages to business professionals from USBLN partner companies. Continue reading USBLN Rising Leadership & Disability Equality Index Registration is Now Open!