Go Ahead. Pull a Starbucks

As the days on the calendar slip by, I am reminded that yet another National Disability Employment Awareness Month is coming to a close. And I am left to ponder its impact. We all are. Commemorative events crisscrossed the country, including several here in Illinois. Press releases touted initiatives around disability hiring and free services … Continue reading “Go Ahead. Pull a Starbucks”

In Praise of StartUp America

This is my new favorite quote: “Everyone deserves a chance to change the world.” It was spoken by Austan Goolsbee, Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, in his remarks at the White House StartUP America Partnership announcement, which I attended last week in Washington, D.C. As a social entrepreneur and advocate for people with … Continue reading “In Praise of StartUp America”