New Disability Awareness Poster Series Now Available

US Business Leadership Network® and the Campaign for Disability Employment Creates the “Because” Series WASHINGTON, DC (March 20, 2013) – The US Business Leadership Network® (USBLN®) is excited to announce that the new 8-poster “Because” series produced through the Campaign for Disability Employment (CDE) is available to order at no cost at http://promotions.usa.gov/odep.html#featured. The 17″ x […]

USBLN® Releases "The Disability Inclusion Gold Standard℠ – A Roadmap to Full Inclusion Across the Enterprise" Publication as Exclusive Benefit to Member Companies

WASHINGTON, DC (February 25, 2013) – The US Business Leadership Network® (USBLN®) is pleased to announce an exclusive benefit for its business members, “The Disability Inclusion Gold Standard℠ – A Roadmap to Full Inclusion Across the Enterprise.” This initiative was driven by the USBLN®’s Corporate Advisory Board (CAB) and fully supported by the USBLN® Board of […]

USBLN® Awarded a Two-Year National Grant from the Mitsubishi Electric America Foundation

WASHINGTON, DC (January 22, 2013) – The US Business Leadership Network® (USBLN®) announced today that it received a two-year national grant from the Mitsubishi Electric America Foundation (MEAF). The foundation provides national grants focused on its vision of empowering youth with disabilities to lead productive lives through increased employment. [DOC | PDF]

USBLN® and Job Accommodation Network Formalize Collaborative Partnership

WASHINGTON, DC (January 15, 2013) – The US Business Leadership Network® (USBLN®) Executive Director, Jill Houghton, and Job Accommodation Network (JAN) Co-Directors, Anne Hirsh and Lou Orslene, have signed an alliance agreement to formalize their long standing commitment to inclusive workplace practices that lead to improved employment for people with disabilities. JAN and the USBLN® […]

ODEP Launches Media Campaign Encouraging Youth with Disabilities to Pursue Career Goals

WASHINGTON, DC (January 10, 2013) – To help millions of people recognize what they can do to make a difference in the lives – and future careers – of young people with disabilities, the U.S. Department of Labor’s and the US Business Leadership Network®’s strategic partner, the Campaign for Disability Employment has released a new […]

New Corporate Index Being Developed for People with Disabilities in the Workplace

American Association of People with Disabilities and US Business Leadership Network (USBLN®) Partner to Create New Benchmarks for Employers WASHINGTON, DC (December 19, 2012) – The US Business Leadership Network (USBLN®) and the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) jointly announced today their partnership to establish a national benchmarking tool on corporate policies and […]

USBLN® and DiversityInc Announce Continued Partnership

WASHINGTON, DC (December 10, 2012) – The US Business Leadership Network (USBLN®) is pleased to announce the continuation of their partnership with DiversityInc. For several years, the USBLN® has worked closely in collaboration with DiversityInc to raise awareness of the imperative to create culturally competent workplaces, marketplaces and supply chains in the business diversity community. […]

USBLN® Issues Support Letter for Ratification of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) and Commemorates International Day of Persons with Disabilities

WASHINGTON, DC (December 3, 2012) – “Removing barriers to create an inclusive and accessible society for all” is the theme for the 2012 United Nations’ International Day of Persons with Disabilities which is annually celebrated today, December 3. In support of opportunities for people with disabilities around the world, the USBLN® has issued a letter […]

USBLN® Partners with COSD to Further Advance Students with Disabilities in Employment

WASHINGTON, DC (November 26, 2012) – The US Business Leadership Network (USBLN®) is pleased to announce a partnership with Career Opportunities for Students with Disabilities (COSD) focused on the advancement of college students and recent graduates with disabilities in employment. The partnership will formalize collaborations undertaken by both organizations during the past several years and […]

In Commemoration of Veterans Day 2012 on November 11, the USBLN® Celebrates an Innovative Partnership with IVMF

WASHINGTON, DC (November 9, 2012) – The USBLN® joins our nation in paying tribute to our veterans through promoting career opportunities, including entrepreneurship. A USBLN® 2012 Annual Conference Plenary Session highlighted creative corporate career programs designed to welcome home injured and wounded military. Recognizing that veterans develop skills that enable them to succeed as business […]