August 3, 2015
Disability Equality Index celebrates inaugural reception on Capitol Hill

DEI Best Places to Work 2014WASHINGTON, D.C. (Aug. 3, 2015) – The US Business Leadership Network® (USBLN®) and the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) celebrated the inaugural Disability Equality IndexSM (DEISM) reception at the Longworth Office Building on Capitol Hill with its top scoring companies on July 30.

The reception was for companies that scored 80 points or higher on the index, and was well attended.

“The companies being honored at the reception are great examples for disability inclusion,” said Jill Houghton, executive director, USBLN. “Most of the companies felt this was just the beginning. They had identified areas for continued improvement and will strive to better their organizations in the future.”

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