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Disability in the NH Workforce

Disability in the NH Workforce A career search may seem daunting. One way to ease your mind during the hiring process is to remember that you are interviewing perspective employers! When considering an employer, there are several variables to keep in mind. Do your Research! Get a feel for the organization, their mission and core … Continue reading Disability in the NH Workforce

GSIL’s CEO Announces Retirement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 26, 2019 For more information, contact Lisa Vincent 603-268-5386 or at lvincent@gsil.org GSIL ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT OF CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER Granite State Independent Living’s Clyde Terry to step down as CEO. Concord, NH – Granite State Independent Living’s (GSIL) Board of Directors today announced that Clyde E. Terry, GSIL’s Chief Executive Officer, has decided … Continue reading GSIL’s CEO Announces Retirement

50+ NH Businesses Host Local IMPACCT Students

Community businesses work to connect the classroom to career paths for students with disabilities. Concord, NH – Businesses and organizations throughout New Hampshire are stepping up to provide structured work-based learning opportunities for local at-risk high school students with disabilities. These experiences are designed to facilitate career exploration, support skill development and align students with … Continue reading 50+ NH Businesses Host Local IMPACCT Students

The NH Legislative Process

With the 2018 midterm elections passed, the newly elected and returning officials are formulating ideas of their own or those of constituents they may have heard on the campaign trail. The actions of the New Hampshire legislature affect the lives of all state residents, making it critical for persons with disabilities to now advocate for more … Continue reading The NH Legislative Process

Why the Disability Vote Matters

With only a few days before the midterm elections, it is time for persons with disabilities to be engaged and exercise their fundamental right to vote. Regardless of your affiliation, it is your active involvement in this process that is critical as a citizen. With the recent report released by the Center for Disease Control … Continue reading Why the Disability Vote Matters

NCES Ramps Up Accessibility

North Country Environmental Services (NCES) builds an accessible solution for a community member in need. For a person in a manual or power wheelchair, a single step can be the difference between entering a building and having to wait outside. Like many New Hampshire residents facing mobility challenges, Groveton resident Russell Angel found himself struggling … Continue reading NCES Ramps Up Accessibility

The 28th Anniversary of the ADA

Now is the Time to Celebrate & Advocate The warmth of summer not only brings cookouts and fireworks, but also signals the anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). On July 26th, Americans across the nation will join together in spirit to celebrate the signing of the ADA just 28 years ago. With this milestone, … Continue reading The 28th Anniversary of the ADA

Writing Your Life Story

Do you remember how you spent your free time before having television or internet in the house? What about that time your brother split his pants while dancing at the wedding? Do you remember the advice your grandparents gave you just before receiving your diploma? No matter how precious or ordinary your favorite memories may … Continue reading Writing Your Life Story