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Virginia's Workforce: Inclusion and Opportunity for All

Virginia's Workforce: Inclusion and Opportunity for All

Twenty-five years ago, on a very hot and humid July day, I was fortunate to be present for the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act in the White House Rose Garden.

Several thousand disability advocates were there to witness this, the manifestation of the federal intent to end discrimination against Americans with disabilities and open employment options to the hundreds of thousands Americans who were able to work, wanted to work, yet were excluded from the workplace due to physical, communication and attitudinal barriers.

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