Joseph Jones, Executive Director of The Harkin Institute, to Keynote getAwareLive! 2017 Workforce Conference

We’re excited about the opportunity to speak on the ADA anniversary to this influential group of vocational rehabilitation and workforce professionals. Joseph Jones, Executive Director of The Harkin Institute

Alliance Enterprises, Inc. (Alliance) announced today that Joseph Jones, the executive director of The Harkin Institute, will give a keynote address at this year’s getAwareLive! 2017 conference on July 26 in Dallas. The getAwareLive! conference annually brings together vocational rehabilitation (VR), disability advocacy and workforce professionals from around the country for the purpose of improving work opportunities for people with disabilities.

Jones will speak on the 27th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) being signed into law. The ADA offers equal opportunity for individuals with disabilities in employment, public accommodations, transportation, state and local government services, and telecommunications. The Harkin Institute for Public Policy & Citizen Engagement at Drake was founded in the spring of 2013 to inform citizens, inspire creative cooperation, and catalyze change on issues of social justice, fairness, and opportunity. The organization offers programming, research, and connectivity focused on areas that defined Senator Tom Harkin’s career, including people with disabilities, retirement security, wellness and nutrition, and labor and employment.

Alliance Enterprises is the nation’s leading provider of case and financial management software for vocational rehabilitation providers throughout the United States. Alliance’s Aware software was first deployed in 1994 and is now used by 38 state VR agencies, 22 tribal nations, and more than 12,000 VR professionals to help people with…

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