TITLE

Change = Growth

AUTHOR(S)
McCloskey, Maureen; Ortner, Blake
PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
PN;Jun2011, Vol. 65 Issue 6, p56
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Proceeding
ABSTRACT
Information on the annual Advocacy and Legislation Training Seminar sponsored by the Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) held on March 20-22, 2011 in Washington, D.C. is presented. Topics include the veteran social security and congressional information access issues, employment opportunities and issues of veterans and people with disabilities, and the U.S. healthcare reform effect to veterans. The seminar featured several speakers including Doug Vollmer, Christine Griffin, and Connie Garner.
ACCESSION #
60511720

 

Related Articles

  • Capitol ill Campagaign.  // PN;Jun2014, Vol. 68 Issue 6, p47 

    The article discusses the highlights of the annual Advocacy and Legislation Seminar organized by the Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) held on March 2014 in Arlington, Virginia. Topics covered concerns of PVA members when flying, Rights of Persons with Disabilities, and priorities of the House...

  • on the hill.  // PN;Sep2011, Vol. 65 Issue 9, p35 

    The article offers news briefs related to veterans in the U.S. The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has charged Atlantic Southeast Airlines with 200,000 dollars fine for violating Air Carrier Access Act (ACCA). A new plan is being made by Veterans Employment and Training Service of the...

  • from 9 to 5. New Voc Rehab Office Opens. Jackson, Tim W. // PN;Aug2011, Vol. 65 Issue 8, p27 

    The article focuses on the May 2011 grand opening of the Vocational Rehabilitation Office of the Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) in Boston, Massachusetts. It mentions that the opening of the office provides employment and career opportunities for veterans from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to...

  • PVA Advocacy.  // PN;May2015, Vol. 69 Issue 5, p16 

    The article focuses on the annual Advocacy and Legislation Training Seminar of the nonprofit organization Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) held in Washington, D.C. in March 2015 which includes discussions on topics such as disability advocacy, the Americans With Disabilities Act and the...

  • from 9 to 5. Soft Skills.  // PN;Jul2012, Vol. 66 Issue 7, p17 

    The article focuses on the importance of soft skills in job interviews and the webinar held by Workforce3One in 2012 which provided information such as training techniques that are detailed in a publication of the U.S. Labor Department's Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP).

  • Job Database.  // PN;Mar2013, Vol. 67 Issue 3, p22 

    The article offers information on the 2013 Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP) database, launched by the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP), of nearly 3000 ready-for-hire candidates with disabilities.

  • Hiring Rules.  // PN;Nov2013, Vol. 67 Issue 11, p40 

    The article reports on the tentative support from Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) to the U.S. Labor Department's updates on the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) and Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act that requires federal contractors to recruit, hire, train and...

  • in depth. Reverse Auctions. Edwards, Chet // PN;Nov2012, Vol. 66 Issue 11, p20 

    The article offers information on the new program that has been initiated by the U.S. government for promoting the development and initiation of Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB). Despite being faced with several challenges, the program has proven to be extremely helpful to...

  • PAVE for Chicago.  // PN;Aug2014, Vol. 68 Issue 8, p19 

    The article reports that the jobs program of the Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA), called Operation Paving Access for Veterans Employment (PAVE), has a new office within the Edward Hines Jr. Department of Veterans Affairs Hospital in Chicago, Illinois, wherein the new office opened in May 2014.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics