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Viscardi Center Announces 4th Annual Achievement Awards

Official call for nominations for the 2016 Henry Viscardi Achievement Awards, which recognize exemplary leaders with disabilities.

National Business & Disability Council (NBDC) at The Viscardi Center

Hey Corporate America! Isn’t it time to embed ‘disability’ across the entire business enterprise?

For businesses to remain relevant and successful, they are constantly changing, modernizing and embracing new, innovative strategies.

The Viscardi Center President and CEO Awarded Dole Leadership Prize

John D. Kemp becomes the first disability leader to receive the high honor and was personally selected by former Senator Robert Dole.

John Kemp, Kathy Martinez

The Viscardi Center Awarded $1.8 Million Cooperative Agreement from Labor Department to Increase Employment Opportunities for People with Disabilities

The Viscardi Center will operate a national employer technical assistance center that will open up new employment opportunities for people with disabilities.

John Kemp, Linda Akutagawa

Video: How to Develop Relationships With Nonprofits

John D. Kemp President and CEO The Viscardi Center John D. Kemp is the President & CEO of The Viscardi Center, a network of non-profit organizations that provides a lifespan of services that educate, employ and empower children and adults with disabilities, based in Albertson, NY. He is widely respected for his many achievements, both …

Dining for a Difference

Dining for a Difference: What You Can Do Differently to Hire and Promote People With Disabilities

In an era of enhanced recognition of the importance of corporate diversity to business results, why is this talent pool so often ignored?

Jonathan Kaufman

National Business & Disability Council to Host Webinar That Helps Companies Understand New Federal Regulations

Webinar to focus on the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) regulations requiring federal contractors and subcontractors to make at least seven percent of their workforce people with disabilities.

Bob Dole

Former U.S. Senator Robert Dole & the Honorable Luis Gallegos Issue Joint Statement on the Henry Viscardi Achievement Awards

Selection Committee Co-Chairs encourage individuals with disabilities to nominate leaders who have had a profound impact on shaping attitudes, raising awareness and improving the quality of life of people with disabilities.

Henry Viscardi Achievement Awards

The Viscardi Center Announces Call for Nominations to Honor Distinguished Leaders of the Disability Community; 2nd Annual Awards Pay Tribute to Influential Individuals with Disabilities

The Henry Viscardi Achievement Awards were developed to honor the legacy and vision of the New York-based Center’s founder, Dr. Henry Viscardi, Jr., who himself wore prosthetic legs.

National Business & Disability Council and Georgetown University to Hold Conference on Employment of People with Disabilities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kim Brussell kbrussell@viscardicenter.org 516.465.1608 National Business & Disability Council and Georgetown University to Hold Conference on Employment of People with Disabilities July 16, 2013 – The National Business & Disability Council (NBDC) at The Viscardi Center, along with Georgetown University, will be recognizing the progress of the past two decades in …

Accessible Technology Focus of National Business & Disability Council International Strategic Alliance with the Business Disability Forum

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kim Brussell kbrussell@viscardicenter.org 516.465.1608  Accessible Technology Focus of National Business & Disability Council International Strategic Alliance with the Business Disability Forum July 1, 2013 – The National Business & Disability Council (NBDC) at The Viscardi Center has stepped up its efforts to raise awareness about the benefits of accessible technology and …

National Business & Disability Council Boot Camp Lets Member Companies Get in Shape for Proposed OFCCP Rule Change

The National Business & Disability Council (NBDC) at The Viscardi Center, whose membership includes many federal contractors, is offering its member companies a Boot Camp program to prepare them for the anticipated change the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs’ (OFCCP) will be making to the Section 503 rules.

Nine Extraordinary Leaders in the Global Disability Community Receive the 2013 Henry Viscardi Achievement Award

The Viscardi Center today announced the recipients of a new international Award designed to identify and honor people living with disabilities for their work and influence on the global disability community of more than one billion people.

The National Business & Disability Council Suggests Recommendations to Policymakers and Regulators Regarding Proposed Change to Section 503 Rule

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kim Brussell kbrussell@viscardicenter.org 516.465.1608 The National Business & Disability Council Suggests Recommendations to Policymakers and Regulators Regarding Proposed Change to Section 503 Rule February 25, 2013 – The National Business & Disability Council (NBDC) at The Viscardi Center, whose membership includes many federal contractors, has made recommendations to policymakers and regulators …

The Viscardi Center Awards Committee Announced

Senator Bob Dole, actress Marlee Matlin and leaders from the international disability community to select influential figures in the disability movement to be recognized.

Summer Internship Opportunities Needed for Program That Aims to Jumpstart the Careers of Top College Students With Disabilities

Summer Internship Opportunities Needed for Program That Aims to Jumpstart the Careers of Top College Students With Disabilities

The Viscardi Center Announces International Awards to Honor Most Influential Members of the Disability Community

The Viscardi Center Announces International Awards to Honor Most Influential Members of the Disability Community