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USBLN in USA Today: More Businesses Are Opening Up To People With Disabilities
A recent article published in USA Today reports businesses are becoming increasingly accessible to people with disabilities. The 2017 Disability Equality Index (DEI), a survey conducted by the USBLN and the American Association of People with Disabilities, supports the data.

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August 23, 2017
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The Public Relations Society of America Recognizes O’Brien Communications
The October Disability-Owned Business Enterprise (DOBE) Spotlight is on O’Brien Communications. Founded by Tim O’Brien in 2001, this PR firm was recently ranked as one of the top 14 PR firms in Pittsburgh. O’Brien Communications is the 2017 recipient of the Public Relations Society of America “Indie Award.”

October 19, 2017
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A Global Untapped Talent Pool: Employees with Disabilities 
CTI’s report "Disabilities and Inclusion" has uncovered that employees with disabilities make up an enormous global talent pool that employers overlook far too often -- to their own detriment.

October 12, 2017
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Rising Leaders Spotlight Series: Afomeya Mekonnen
As a person who is deaf, Afomeya encountered supervisors and co-workers who discouraged her from becoming a pharmacist since they could not believe that she would be able to communicate effectively with customers.

October 9, 2017
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National Disability Employment Awareness Month 
Whether it’s a vision, hearing, physical, or cognitive limitation, there are several ways a person can make the case for making sure disability doesn't stand in the way of landing a dream job.

October 4, 2017
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August 21-24th | Orlando FL
2017 USBLN Conference & Biz2Biz Expo
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