The Employer Assistance and Resource Network (EARN) is a service of the National Employer Policy, Research and Technical Assistance Center for Employers on the Employment of People with Disabilities (Employer TA Center), which is funded by the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy under a cooperative agreement with The Viscardi Center, a national non-profit dedicated to educating, employing and empowering individuals with disabilities across the lifecycle. A diverse collaborative of partners assists The Viscardi Center in managing the Employer TA Center's activities. These include the following:
The Center for the Study and Advancement of Disability Policy, a non-partisan center of expertise directed by Robert "Bobbie" Silverstein of Powers, Pyles, Sutter and Verville, PC.
For more information, please visit http://www.disabilitypolicycenter.org/
Concepts, a communications firm that specializes in public education around disability and veterans' employment.
For more information, please visit http://www.conceptscommunications.com/
DiversityInc, a veteran-owned small business and a leading voice on issues related to workforce diversity and inclusion.
For more information, please visit: http://www.diversityinc.com/
Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business which, through its Global Social Enterprise Initiative (GSEI), works to educate current and future business leaders about the value of a diverse workforce that includes the skills and talents of people with disabilities.
For more information, please visit: http://msb.georgetown.edu/
George Washington University's Graduate School of Education and Human Development, Center for Developmental Science and Neuroeducation, which provides the Employer TA Center/EARN expertise in program evaluation.
For more information, please visit: http://gsehd.gwu.edu/
Georgia Institute of Technology’s Center for Advanced Communications Policy, which provides expertise related to communications access for people with disabilities.
For more information, please visit: http://cacp.gatech.edu/
National Conference of State Legislatures, a national bipartisan organization that supports state legislatures and state governments with tools, information and resources to devise effective policy solutions, including those related to workforce development.
For more information, please visit: http://www.ncsl.org/
U.S. Business Leadership Network, a non-profit, business membership organization that promotes disability inclusion in the workplace, marketplace and supply chain.
For more information, please visit: http://www.usbln.org/
World Institute on Disability, an international public policy organization that works to increase employment, economic security and health care for persons with disabilities.
For more information, please visit: http://www.wid.org/