United Way of Southwestern PA recognized with national award in Washington D.C.

Pittsburgh, Pa. (March 21, 2017) — United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania is pleased to accept a national award from the Association of University Centers…

Rep. Bryan Cutler and Rep. Dan Miller release Employment First co-sponsorship memorandum

Big news yesterday! PA State Rep. Bryan Cutler and Rep. Dan Miller released their co-sponsorship memorandum announcing they will be introducing Employment First legislation in 2017. The #IWantToWork campaign thanks PA State Rep….

Eric’s Story: Gaining Employment and Independence

Eric worked various part-time jobs before finding full-time employment at the University of Pittsburgh. He was hired through United Way’s Career Transition Project, a…

Josie Badger joined Two Way Radio this morning.

Josie Badger, chair of the #IWantToWork campaign joined Two Way Radio this morning to discuss what the campaign is all about and what it…

Reps. Cutler and Miller Introduce Employment First Legislation

HARRISBURG – The #IWantToWork Campaign today praised state Reps. Brian Cutler, R-Lancaster, and Dan Miller, D-Allegheny, for their leadership to ensure people with disabilities…

Pennsylvania HS Students With Disabilities To Get More Workforce Training

WESA —Pennsylvania lawmakers made a step to continue helping the state’s young people with disabilities find fulfilling careers and enter the work force. The…

#IWantToWork’s Lead Legislative Advocate Honored by Arc of Philadelphia

#IWantToWork’s Lead Legislative Advocate, William Del Toro Vargas, has been honored with the Arc of Philadelphia’s Eleanor Elkin Award for his advocacy on behalf…

Opportunities for young workers with disabilities

POST GAZETTE (Pittsburgh) May 18, 2016—Gov. Tom Wolf signed into law legislation that provides additional funding for the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation to help…

Gov. Wolf signs bill easing disabled students’ entry into workforce

PENNLIVE, May 18, 2016—Gov. Tom Wolf on Tuesday signed into law the #IWantToWork campaign’s signature legislation to ensure young people with disabilities are prepared for…

With Signing of HB 400, Governor Wolf Makes Work Experience for High School Students with Disabilities a Priority

HARRISBURGH, PA – Governor Wolf today signed into law House Bill 400, known as the Work Experience for High School Students with Disabilities Act,…