U.S. Department of Labor Announces Final Rules Implementing Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act and VEVRAA

“We know that the equality of  individual ability has never existed and never will, but we do insist that equality of opportunity still must be sought.”

 Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Joyce Bender interviewed on KDKA Radio, October 22, 2011

PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA)

Joyce was interviewed by Rob Pratte, a long-time radio personality with KDKA radio in Pittsburgh, regarding the employment of people with disabilities. The interview in its entirety can be found at KDKA radio in Pittsburgh.

 

Pittsburgh Tribune Review Article: Disabled hail opportunity to narrow employment gap

By Tom Fontaine, PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW
Monday, October 24, 2011

Bender Consulting Services and the Bender Consulting/Bayer Partnership to promote Americans with disabilities is featured in the Pittsburgh Tribune Review.  This feature also includes statements from other companies committed to employ people with disabilities, including Highmark, BNY Mellon and Mine Safety Applicances.

Joyce Bender Appointed AAPD Chair

WASHINGTON, DC (June 27, 2011)- Joyce Bender was elected as chair of the board of the American Association of People with Disabilities. The following press release provides additional information about Joyce's appointment, as well as further details regarding AAPD, the nation's largest cross-disability organization.

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Bender will head Epilepsy Foundation

THE NEW CASTLE NEWS
Friday July 3, 2009

Former New Castle resident Joyce Bender has been elected chairwoman of the board of the Epilepsy Foundation.

Bender, chief executive officer and president of Bender Consulting Services Inc., will serve a two-year term.

She is the founder of the national company based in Pittsburgh and the host of Disability Matters with Joyce Bender, a radio show airing on www.voiceamerica.com.

Epilepsy Foundation Announces Joyce Bender as the New Board Chair

LANDOVER, MD (May 21, 2009)- The Epilepsy Foundation's Board of Directors elected Joyce Bender, CEO and president of Bender Consulting Services, Inc., as its new chair for a two-year term. She is the founder of Bender Consulting Services, Inc., a national company based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and the host of Disability Matters with Joyce Bender, a radio show airing on www.voiceamerica.com.

Thinking Outside the Box

What's the number one skill small businesses should seek in new hires? According to successful entrepreneur and business owner Joyce Bender, it's flexibility. As President and CEO of a technology consulting firm, Ms. Bender knows first hand the traits associated with success in today's rapidly-changing workplace. Otherwise, she wouldn't be in business.

AAPD Presented 2008 Henry B. Betts Award to International Human Rights Disability Advocate Eric Rosenthal

Award Presentation was made at Annual AAPD Leadership Gala March 5, 2008, National Building Museum, Washington, DC

2007 Henry B. Betts Award to be Awarded To Esteemed Disability Rights Organizer Mark Johnson

Award Presentation to be Made at the AAPD Leadership Gala in Washington, DC on Wednesday, March 7, 2007

WASHINGTON, DC, December 13, 2006 — The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) is delighted to announce that the 2007 Henry B. Betts Award will be presented to Mark Johnson, a nationally-recognized activist, community organizer, and Director of Advocacy at the Shepherd Center in Atlanta, Georgia.

2006 Henry B. Betts Award to be Awarded to Acclaimed Disability Rights Leader and Attorney John D. Kemp

Award Presentation to be Made at the AAPD Leadership Gala in Washington, DC on Wednesday, March 8, 2006

(WASHINGTON, DC) January 9, 2006 — The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) announces with great pride that The Henry B. Betts Award Jury has selected John D. Kemp, a renowned disability rights and civil rights leader and spokesperson, to receive the 2006 Henry B. Betts Award. The award will be presented to Kemp in recognition of his service, advocacy and leadership on behalf of all children and adults with all disabilities.

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