#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,…

Governor Signs Gingrich Bill to Prepare Disabled Students for Workforce

HARRISBURG – Gov. Tom Wolf today signed into law legislation sponsored by Rep. Mauree Gingrich (R-Lebanon) to provide work experience for high school students…

Historic Milestone – Governor Wolf Signs House Bill 400

Governor Tom Wolf today signed an important milestone for young people with disabilities when he made House Bill 400 a law in Pennsylvania. The…

Milestone Moment: House Bill 400 sent to Governor Wolf

Governor Tom Wolf is soon expected to sign #IWantToWork Campaign’s champion legislation that will ensure young people with disabilities have access to part-time jobs…

Senate Passes HB 400 to Help Teens With Disabilities Prepare for Work

HARRISBURG, April 13 – The #IWantToWork Campaign’s legislation to to ensure young people with disabilities will be able to prepare for work as adults…

#IWantToWork Supports Mensch-Wiley Employment First Legislation

HARRISBURG, April 11, 2016 — The #IWantToWork Campaign today offered its strong support for legislation to make Employment First policies permanent in Pennsylvania, and…

"All we want is a chance to get part-time and summer employment while still in high school, just like our peers without disabilities."

- Alexa Brill, #IWantToWork Communications Associate -