Press Releases

Google Developer Studio Hosted: Accessibility and Inclusion Strategies for Video Production

Googler Brian Grady, famed videographer, hosted the “Accessibility and Inclusion Strategies for Video Production” at Google’s Sunnyvale Campus (11/12/19) Speakers: An introduction to Accessibility from a user’s perspective Christian Vogler, PhD, – Director, Technology Access Program, Gallaudet University Chet Cooper with the “ABILITY Collective” ABILITY Magazine, abilityJOBS.com, ABILITYJobFair and ABILITY Corps highlighted Google’s role ... Read more

Pete Buttigieg Releases Plan to Secure a New Era of Inclusion for People with Disabilities

Dignity, Access & Belonging — A New Era of Inclusion for People with Disabilities Mayor Pete Buttigieg released an ambitious and comprehensive plan to break down obstacles for people with disabilities in a society that has long ignored their needs, and ensure that our country works for everyone. “Our country is stronger when we ... Read more

Global Disability Strategies and Action Plans

Disability Strategies and Action Plans by Country/Area Country/Area Strategies and Action Plans — PDF links Language Afghanistan Strategy for Disability and Rehabilitation 2013-2016 English Afghanistan National Disability Action Plan 2008-2011 English Albania National Strategy on People with Disabilities English Angola Strategy for the Protection of Persons with Disabilities Portuguese National Plan of Integrated Actions ... Read more

Melanoma Research Foundation Welcomes Katie Couric to the 18th Annual NYC Gala

The Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) will host the 18th Annual NYC Gala at the Cipriani Broadway. The gala will welcome award-winning journalist, producer, New York Times best-selling author, podcast host, documentary filmmaker, co-founder of Stand Up to Cancer (SU2C) and longtime cancer prevention advocate, Katie Couric. As part of an unforgettable evening to celebrate ... Read more

Prevent Blindness Names VSP Global and Michael Guyette as the 2020 Persons of Vision Award Recipients

Prevent Blindness, the nation’s oldest eye health and safety non-profit organization, announced that the 2020 Persons of Vision Award will go to VSP Global and its President and CEO Michael Guyette. The event will take place in conjunction with Vision Expo East. All proceeds from the event will go to support the sight-saving programs ... Read more

New Podcast Series Addresses the Challenges of Eldercare

Working Daughter, a community for women balancing eldercare, career, and more, has launched a new podcast series aimed at the millions of Americans caring for aging parents. Hosted by Liz O’Donnell, founder of Working Daughter and author of the new book, Working Daughter: A Guide to Caring For Your Aging Parents While Making A ... Read more

Online ABILITY Job Fair for Job Seekers with disABILITIES

Next online ABILITY Job Fair Dec 3rd, 2019 Recruiters from Google, Amercian Express, Paul Hastings, Aetna, United States Secret Service, Glacier Bancorp, Avnet, and more met hundreds of job seekers with disABILITIES.  The ABILITY Job Fair is an online accessible face to face video platform and partners with abilityJOBS.com and ABILITY Magazine. Accessibility Features: ... Read more