Employment First Friday

A Night to Remember in Washington, D.C.

The #IWantToWork campaign joined disability advocates from across the country in Washington, D.C. at The Association of University Centers…

Employment First Bills To Be Reintroduced

Continuing our momentum into 2017, #IWantToWork’s Employment First bills will soon be reintroduced. Employment First is a national movement…

#IWantToVote: Resources for election day

As people with disabilities, we’re one of the largest minority populations. 1 in 5 people have a disability. Yet,…

PA Unveils Employment First Plan

It’s Employment First Friday and since this is the beginning of the National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), we…

Labor & Industry Hearing on House Bill 2130: Steps Towards Employment First

The #IWantToWork coalition is thankful for the opportunity to educate members of the Pennsylvania General Assembly on what it’s…

We’ve come a long way, baby.

Having just celebrated the 26th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, those of us in the disability community…

Why Employment First Matters

Only one-out-of-three Pennsylvanians with a disability are working. It doesn’t have to be that way. #IWantToWork is part of…

Coffee, Bagels and Celebrating a Big Legislative Win!

Bright and early on the morning of June 23, the #IWantToWork campaign had the privilege of hosting legislators for…

Rep. Dan Miller – Push The Envelope

I recently asked state Rep. Dan Miller why he is one of the leaders Employment First legislation to give…

An Interview with Sen. Sean Wiley: “Disability Should Not Stand in Anyone’s Way”

Recently, I had the privilege of interviewing state Senator Sean Wiley about his support of Employment First legislation, which…