On July 26, 1990, President George H.W. Bush signed into law the Americans with Disabilities Act, which prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in employment, transportation, public accommodations, commercial facilities, telecommunications, and state and local government services.
This week, the President visited Steel City and The Big Apple, celebrated the anniversary of the ADA and the signing of AGOA, and hosted a newly minted head of state -- all while a U.S. delegation led by Dr. Biden traveled through Asia.
read moreRead More
Note: This blog is co-authored by Scott Dockum, USDA SBIR Program Coordinator.
The SBIR program...
In 2012, Debbie Sterling asked, “Why is it that girls play with dolls and ponies and tea sets and boys build with construction sets and have super heroes and action figures?” Ever since then, she has been on a mission to inspire a new generation of young girls to think beyond the “pink aisle.”
Earlier this week, I watched the live-stream of the White House’s celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Live-streaming is a form of access that allows individuals to experience events, even if they are many miles away from D.C.
Listening to the President’s remarks and hearing him recognize the members of Congress, advocates, and young leaders -- I wondered what diverse stories they had to tell about how the ADA impacted their lives.
Daniel Lubetzky invests his time into building businesses that “get people to discover each other’s humanity, cement relationships with each other, leverage change, and help us have positive impacts on society.”
Editor’s Note: The Small Business Administration welcomes last night’s Senate action to raise the 7(a) Program authorization ceiling to $23.5 billion. We thank the...Read More
Why work harder when you can work smarter instead?
Several office tasks are perfect candidates to automate -- without sacrificing the well being of your business.
In fact, some of...