A year after signing an Executive Order establishing the President’s National Council for the American Worker, President Trump has declared July as Pledge to America’s Workers Month.
A national effort is underway from July 15 – July 19, 2019 to make the DISABILITY VOTE more influential. The REV UP Campaign coordinates National Disability Voter Registration Week (NDVRW) each year on the third week of July to increase the political power of people with disabilities.
Since the First Step Act was passed on a bipartisan basis and signed into law last December, roughly 1,000 second chance individuals have returned home from federal prisons.
Are you registered to vote? This is a question you may get asked via phone, when walking into the grocery store or waiting for public transportation. Rather than viewing the question as a nuisance, consider the importance of ensuring that people in your community have access to engage in democracy.
As someone who works in government relations, I can tell you that at times I become jaded. The partisan bickering can be exhausting. It can take years for an idea to eventually become a law. However, I had an experience this week that reminded me that our collective advocacy efforts do make a difference and are being recognized.
Led by the Administration for Community Living's Administration on Aging, Older Americans Month (OAM) is observed every May to recognize older Americans and their contributions to our communities.
April is Second Chance Month, a time to raise awareness of the challenges facing people exiting the justice system and to spotlight the important work being done to empower these individuals to successfully reenter their communities, including programs and services offered by local Goodwill® agencies across the country.