PAVE Employment Leadership Council

Post Date:January 17, 2017

Operation PAVE (Paving Access for Veterans Employment), formed the PAVE Employment Leadership Council to help support and expand PAVE’s model for helping all veterans transition to civilian life with economic independence, by helping bring new relationships, networks and ideas to the program. The founding members are Rich Brooks, Agility Defense & Government Services; Scott Miller, […]

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114th Congress: Letters

Post Date:July 11, 2016

July 11, 2016 Letter to Chairman Jeff Miller, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Support for HR 5620, the “VA Accountability First and Appeals Modernization Act”Read the letter June 13, 2016 Letter to senators and representatives Support to preserve IVF funding in the final FY 2017 Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Approprations ActRead the letter […]

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114th Congress: Testimony

Post Date:July 11, 2016

September 7, 2016 House Committee on Veterans Affairs Topic: “From Tumult to Transformation: The Commission on Care and the Future of the VA Healthcare System Statement for the RecordRead the statement (PDF)  June 23, 2016 House Committee on Veterans Affairs Topic: Pending LegislationRead the testimony (PDF)   May 24, 2016 Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs Topic: […]

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Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) is proud to announce that eleven college students will each receive a $1,000 scholarship through Paralyzed Veterans’ Educational Scholarship Program. The 2015-2016 school year scholarship awardees are: Miah Crockett, Winchester, CA, (Sonoma State University); Lynn Curley, Ganado, AZ, (Navajo Technical University); Samantha Gardner, Omaha, NE, (University of Nebraska – Lincoln); […]

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WASHINGTON, DC 10/2014 – Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) has awarded the 2014 Barrier-Free America Award to the Ed Roberts Campus, for accessible architectural design demonstrating the importance of equal access in the built environment for all individuals who have a disability. The award was presented to this year’s recipient at Paralyzed Veterans’ 2014 Mission: ABLE […]

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Post Date:October 09, 2014 WASHINGTON, DC 10/2014 – Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) has awarded the 2014 Barrier-Free America Award to the Ed Roberts Campus, for accessible architectural design demonstrating the importance of equal access in the built environment for all individuals who have a disability. The award was presented to this year’s recipient at […]

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WASHINGTON, DC 10/2012 – Paralyzed Veterans of America has awarded the 2012 Barrier-Free America Award to the Nugent Residence Hall and the Disability Resources & Educational Services (DRES) Program at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, for all of their efforts towards accessibility and the accessible design of Nugent Hall. The award was presented to this year’s recipient at Paralyzed Veterans 2012 Americana […]

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WASHINGTON, DC 09/2011 – James Roth, cofounder of The Treehouse Guys (formerly Forever Young Treehouses), is the 2011 recipient of Paralyzed Veterans of America’s Barrier-Free America Award. Roth, through his company, has built 34 universally accessible treehouses in private camps and public parks across the country. John Connell, the architect behind the first prototype designs […]

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Post Date:September 02, 2009 BOSTON, MA 09/2009 – The architects behind making a Boston landmark more accessible for people with disabilities received one of the nation’s most prestigious architecture and design accolades today from Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans). CBT Architects, for their work on the John Adams Courthouse, are the 2009 recipients of Paralyzed Veterans’ Barrier-Free […]

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July 26, 1990, the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law, opening up opportunity, participation and economic self-sufficiency for persons with disabilities – and fulfilling a goal Paralyzed Veterans of America had fought tirelessly for since its inception in 1946. “In the mid-1960s, Paralyzed Veterans of America established offices in Washington, D.C., […]

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