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Regional VTrans Forums

Regional VTrans Forums Vermont is updating its state-wide Public Transit Plan. Do you ride the bus? Carpool? Uber? We want your input. VTrans will be holding regional forums throughout the state in October and November. The purpose of the regional forums is to gather input on existing public transportation services, service gaps and challenges, and […]

VCDR Alert from VCIL – Nominate an Outstanding Young Person for the Deborah Lisi-Baker Award

It’s time to honor a young person who is striving to make the world a better place! Each year, the Vermont Center for Independent Living receives nominations of outstanding young people for the Deborah Lisi-Baker Youth Leader Award. The VCIL Board of Directors created the award in 2006 in honor of the disability rights organization’s […]

National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM)

In celebration of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), the National Disability Rights Network (NDRN) has gathered together a collection of stories which highlight individuals with disabilities who are successfully employed in the community. NDEAM dates back to 1945 when Congress declared the first week in October “National Employ the Physically Handicapped Week.” Since that […]

National Organization on Disability – It’s Time to Look Closer

  The Look Closer campaign, powered by some of our nation’s most prominent brands, shares the stories of the millions of Americans with disabilities at work, and asks our audience to #LookCloser at this largely untapped talent pool. This campaign seeks to challenge preconceptions with the goal of creating job growth for people with disabilities at a […]