The Harkin International Disability Employment Summit

Creating Careers and Professions for People with Disabilities

DEC 8-9 • WASHINGTON DC

Renaissance Hotel, 999 9th Street NW, Washington D.C.

“The unemployment rate among adult Americans with disabilities who want to work and can work is over 60%! That is a blot on our national character.”


Sen. Harkin’s farewell speech to the Senate

A Note from Senator Harkin

Thank you for your interest in the Harkin International Disability Employment Summit. In its inaugural year, the Harkin Summit begins a tradition of bringing together change agents to develop strategies for increasing disability employment around the world.

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Former U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin
 

Ruderman Family Foundation

The 2016 Summit is possible thanks in large part to a visionary, leadership gift from the Ruderman Family Foundation, which believes that inclusion and understanding of all people is essential to a fair and flourishing community.