IsraelCast Episode 76
Did you know that there are 6.8 million job openings in the United States, but that only 20% of people with disabilities are employed? Tune into this week’s episode of IsraelCast – Jewish National Fund’s premier podcast – to hear from Chris Neeley, Chairman of the President’s Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities, on how he is working to expand opportunities and break down barriers for people with special needs. You’ll learn about the Corps of Honor, Neeley’s initiative to bring JNF’s Special in Uniform program from Israel to the United States to integrate people with disabilities into the U.S. military.
Chris Neeley is the Chairman of the President’s Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities, where he leads America’s policy discussion on expanding employment opportunities with people with disabilities. He was appointed to the position by President Trump in March of 2018. To support a more inclusive and loving community, donate today to Jewish National Fund’s efforts to make sure that no member of Israeli society is left behind: https://jnf.org/jdaim.