This week the
President's Roadmap to Empower Veterans and End a National Tragedy of Suicide
(PREVENTS) was released. Developed by an interagency Task Force, the Roadmap
contains research, strategies, and recommendations to inform both the public
and private sectors in their efforts to address mental health and suicide,
build on existing best practices, and connect Veterans to the mental health
resources they need in communities across America.
the PREVENTS Roadmap
the Supplemental Materials for the PREVENTS Roadmap
The U.S. Department of
Labor (DOL) is hosting webinars this summer to discuss how it is reducing
regulatory burdens and making it easier for workers and employers to
understand and comply with the law. The webinars will also provide an
opportunity for workers, employers, and state and local governments to ask
questions and discuss how DOL can expand and improve access to its compliance
assistance materials. The webinars will be hosted by DOL's Office of the
Assistant Secretary for Policy and Office of Compliance Initiatives.
Attendance is free, but pre-registration is required.
more about DOL's compliance assistance webinars
Future of Work Podcast
The Partnership on
Employment & Accessible Technology (PEAT) has posted a new episode of its
Future of Work podcast series on "Accessibility, Training and Job
Creation." In the episode, Shane Kanady, Vice President of Workforce
Development at SourceAmerica, discusses challenges people with disabilities
face when looking for work, with a special focus on technology concerns.
to the podcast
Disability Facts for
To commemorate the 30th
anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act on July 26, 2020, the U.S.
Census Bureau published a Facts for Features release that provides a
demographic snapshot of the U.S. population with a disability. The statistics
come from various Census Bureau censuses and surveys, covering different
periods of time. The release also includes links to Census Bureau blogs and
graphics on disability topics.
the Facts for Features release