Monthly Archives: October 2012

Seven Ways to Connect Youth to Employers for Disability Mentoring Day & Year-Round

You may already be aware that October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). NDEAM is a national campaign that raises awareness about disability employment issues and celebrates the many and varied contributions of America’s workers with disabilities. This year’s … Continue reading

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What can YOU do? Stop Assuming and Start Learning

What can YOU do? If you read last week’s blog by Assistant Secretary of Labor Martinez, you already know that this question is a part of this year’s National Disability Employment Awareness Month theme. And maybe you’re asking yourself, “What … Continue reading

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NDEAM 2012: The Value of Work

The following blog entry is a cross-post from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Work in Progress Blog written by Kathleen Martinez, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Disability Employment Policy. In this blog celebrating National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), Assistant … Continue reading

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