Summer, APSE, and Cincinnati…A Great Combination

by Susan Rinne, APSE Board President Summer time has always been a time for me to look forward to being with old friends, making new ones, and making a list...


APSE’s Public Testimony to the Advisory Committee in Increasing Competitive Integrated Employment for Individuals with Disabilities (ACICIEID)

My name is Allison Wohl and I am the Executive Director of the Association of People Supporting Employment First (APSE). We are a national membership association of over 3,200 members...


Hillary Clinton Calls for the End to SubMinimum Wage

APSE Applauds Hillary Clinton for Calling for the End to Subminimum Wage and Calls On Other Candidates to Do the Same On Monday, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton became the...


The Perfect Storm of Opportunity

by Allison Wohl, APSE Executive Director One of the many reasons that I wanted to join the APSE national team just over a year ago is that I realized that...


MD APSE Chapter February 10, 2016 Testimony for HB 420 & SB 417

The Maryland APSE Chapter presented testimony on February 10 in Annapolis at the bill hearing for the Equal Employment Act in Maryland in Annapolis (HB420/ SB 41). Maryland APSE strongly supports HB...


Action Alert: National Organizations Release Toolkit to Help Stakeholders Advocate for Strong Implementation of the Home and Community Based Services Settings Rule in Their States

January 25, 2016:  Today the Bazelon Center, together with other disability and aging advocacy groups, issued a toolkit to help advocates push for strong implementation of the new Home and...


The Tide is Turning

by Allison Wohl, APSE Executive Director “Progress,” Secretary of Labor Tom Perez is fond of saying, “does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability.” This is certainly true when...


Change is Hard

Our world is going through so many changes so quickly that it sometimes seems impossible to keep pace. In the past five years, we have seen radical changes in our...


Reflections on the APSE National Conference & Why This Year's Should Not be Missed

By Susan Rinne President, APSE Board of Directors I am so excited to see you all in Philly in just a few short months. It seems every year the offerings...


Thoughts on the National Conference

When I came into this role as APSE’s Executive Director in January, it was inconceivable to me that we would be putting on the national conference in just six months....


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