Wounded Warrior Careers News
May 1, 2013 - An op-ed written by NOD Board member, Lt. Gen. Franklin L. Hagenbeck (Ret.) was featured by the Association for the United States Army. Lt. Gen. Hegenbeck stated:
"Through Wounded Warrior Careers, NOD uniquely operates at that nexus between unemployment and disability. Few other organizations – public, private, or corporate – do that.
We’re showing that with the right support, even our most seriously disabled veterans can, and do make a huge contribution to our country’s workforce while regaining a sense of dignity and purpose that comes with a career."
April 25, 2013 - In an op-ed on Time Magazine's website, Anne Marie Dougherty, Executive Director of the Bob Woodruff Foundation, cites NOD's Wounded Warrior Careers program and the results of the four–year evaluation as proof that employment is entirely possible for severely wounded veterans.
"Yet there is proof that even for those with life-altering injuries, employment is not only possible, but probable. Programs like the National Organization on Disability’s Wounded Warrior Careers initiative are helping veterans with serious disabilities achieve meaningful, rewarding and sustainable careers in the civilian sector."
On January 15, 2013, Washington, D.C., NOD released the results of its Wounded Warrior Careers Four-Year Report.
Listen to NOD Board Member, Lieutenant General (RET) Franklin Hagenbeck on the radio, speaking about the results of NOD's Four-Year Report on its Wounded Warriors Careers Program.
January 2, 2013, New Jersey - NOD Director of Corporate Programs, Meg O'Connell is featured in an article published by the Press of Atlantic City, Disabled Workers at Disadvantage in Job Hunt.
December 27, 2012 - NOD President Carol Glazer appears on KMOX radio to challenge Fortune 500 CEO's to make a New Year's resolution to hire more people with disabiltiies.
Company honored in ‘NOD Salutes’ series
December 27, 2012, New York, NY – The National Organization on Disability (NOD) salutes JPMorgan Chase & Co., a leading global financial services firm, for its support of veterans, notably veterans with disabilities.
December 26, 2012, New York, NY – As a New Year approaches, Carol Glazer, President of the National Organization on Disability (NOD), is challenging our nation’s Fortune 500 CEOs to consider an entirely new approach to their New Year’s resolutions: Hire more people with disabilities in 2013.
December 5, 2012, New York, NY – Governor Tom Ridge, chairman of the National Organization on Disability (NOD) today issued a statement in response to the U.S. Senate’s failure yesterday to ratify the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD):
“I am disappointed in the Senate’s failure to ratify the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities..."
Philadelphia, PA, December 3, 2012 - When I was governor, I had the privilege of leading trade missions to explore international opportunities for Pennsylvania companies. I came to know many business leaders personally, and I learned that successful American companies all have something in common: a motivated workforce empowered to deliver results.
The National Organization on Disability (NOD) was selected as one of only eleven "trusted charities worth your donation"--and the only disability-focused charity--by More Magazine.