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!
The United Nations General Assembly has declared 23 September as International Day of Sign Languages. Continue reading United Nations declared 23 September as International Day of Sign Languages
The business voice of the LGBT community, formerly known as the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, has announced that the organization will formally shorten its name to its acronym “NGLCC” and be known as the, “National LGBT Chamber of Commerce.” Continue reading NGLCC Renamed “National LGBT Chamber of Commerce”, Reaffirms Mission as Business Voice of the LGBT Community
New NDSS “Law Syndrome” Campaign Aimed at Breaking Down Barriers Continue reading National Down Syndrome Society Launching National Campaign to Spotlight Laws that Hinder Fulfilling Lives for Individuals with Down Syndrome
The LGBT Asylum Project is non-profit organization exclusively dedicated to providing pro-bono legal representation for LGBT immigrants who are fleeing persecution and seeking asylum in the United States. Continue reading The LGBT Asylum Project