Previous Programs

The Untapped Workforce: Increasing Opportunities for People with Disabilities


5000 Dominion Blvd, Glen Allen, VA 23060

In this interactive session for operations, human resources, community services, and diversity and inclusion professionals, you’ll learn from Randy Lewis, disability advocate, about how to talk with employers about the return on investment when disability becomes part of a corporation’s diversity and inclusion strategy, recruitment and hiring strategies, and more

Concerning the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): What’s New?


12500 West Creek Parkway, Richmond, VA 23238

The VABLN is pleased to present its annual ADA legal update program – Concerning the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): What’s New and how does it effect and influence your workplace policies and practices? Legal experts will discuss new case law, trends in accommodation, what ADA-related developments employers might expect under the Trump administration, and ADA considerations and accommodations in wellness programs.

7th Annual Wounded Warrior Symposium


11951 Freedom Drive Reston, VA 20190

Our USBLN sister-Affiliate DCMetroBL invites you to attend the 7th Annual Wounded Warrior Symposium in Reston, VA. Bring an Employee Veteran Guest for Free! […]

The Diversity Advantage: Hiring Employees on the Autism Spectrum


Department of Aging and Rehabilitative Services (DARS), 2001 Maywill Street, 2nd Floor

Program Time: 8:00 – 10:30 a.m. (Registration and Networking Breakfast 8:00-8:30) Location: Department of Aging and Rehabilitative Services (DARS), 2001 Maywill Street, 2nd Floor Register Here Join us to learn from experienced panelists about what it’s like when organizations hire people on the autism spectrum. The employers on our panel will share best practices for […]

2018 Access Virginia Spring Silent Auction & Reception


Williams Mullen 200 South 10th Street 15th floor Richmond, VA 23219

This festive spring event brings together employers, business leaders and community organizations that value workplace diversity.  It’s a unique opportunity to network, enjoy live music, share awesome hors d’oeuvres, and bid on fabulous silent auction items while raising awareness of the talents and abilities that individuals with disabilities can bring to the workforce. Tickets are […]



University Student Commons (907 Floyd Avenue)-Richmond Salons I-II

25 YEARS OF ADA CELEBRATION Posted on July 14, 2015 Please join the Virginia Commonwealth University Community as we celebrate 25 years of the Americans with Disabilities Act. We are excited about this celebration to reflect upon the progress and challenges that individuals face on and around our campuses. Everyone is invited, University students and […]



401 Azalea Avenue Richmond, Virginia 23227

The Virginia Business Leadership Network (VABLN) and the Richmond Area Diversity Roundtable (RADR) will host a program on Universal Design featuring Rex Pace from the U.S. Access Board. Schedule: 8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Networking Breakfast 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Program: Representative from the U.S. Access Board will be the opening speaker followed by […]

Access Virginia Third Annual Auction and Gala


SunTrust Center 919 E. Main Street

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ADA In Focus


12042 West Broad Street - Richmond, VA 23233

A one-day conference on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Setting Sail: Providing Solutions for the Inclusion of People with Disabilities


Richmond, VA

Networking: 8:00-8:30am Program Time: 8:30-10:30am Segment: Navigating the Bermuda Triangle of ADA, FMLA and Workers Compensation Presented By: Karen S. Elliott As a labor and employment lawyer, Karen helps clients navigate the alphabet soup of the 40 or more employment laws from the ADA, FMLA, GINA, OSHA to USERRA and the myriad federal agencies such […]