A diverse collaborative of partners assists The Viscardi Center in managing EARN’s activities. These include the following: The Viscardi Center, a network of nonprofit organizations that provides services for children and adults with disabilities, is the managing partner of EARN. Several partners assist The Viscardi Center in managing EARN’s activities. They include:
Bobby Silverstein, a principal in the law firm of Powers Pyles Sutter and Verville, PC, conducts research and identifies policy options to enhance opportunities for people with disabilities.
For more information, please visit http://www.powerslaw.com/
Concepts, a communications firm that specializes in public education around disability and veterans’ employment.
For more information, please visit http://www.conceptscommunications.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
George Washington University’s Graduate School of Education and Human Development, which provides the Employer TA Center/EARN expertise in program evaluation.
For more information, please visit: http://gsehd.gwu.edu/
National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL)
NCSL, 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 (USBLN)
U.S. Business Leadership Network, a nonprofit, business membership organization that promotes disability inclusion in the workplace, marketplace and supply chain.
For more information, please visit: http://www.usbln.org/
Other ODEP-funded Technical Assistance and Research Centers
In addition to EARN, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) funds several other policy and technical assistance centers. EARN collaborates frequently with these entities in order to bring you the latest in disability diversity and inclusion.
Job Accommodation Network (JAN)
The leading source of free, expert and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues.
For more information, please visit: http://www.AskJAN.org
Partnership on Employment and Accessible Technology (PEAT)
An online portal that shows you why it pays to build and buy accessible workplace technology and how to go about doing so.
For more information, please visit: http://www.peatworks.org/
National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for Youth (NCWD/Youth)
A partnership to promote success for youth with disabilities entering the world of work.
For more information, please visit: http://www.ncwd-youth.info/
A collaborative dedicated to advancing sustainable individual and systems-level change to improve competitive, integrated employment and economic self-sufficiency for adults across the spectrum of disabilities.
For more information, please visit: http://www.leadcenter.org/