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The ODEP Welcomes Your Feedback

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Dear members & guests, The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of DisabilityEmployment Policy welcomes your feedback on a comprehensive strategy under development to engage employers to increase workplace opportunities for individuals with disabilities. The strategy, developed in collaboration with management and marketing experts from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, incorporates new research and behavioral insights to develop practices aimed at tapping the skills and talents of people with disabilities. Representatives of Diversity marketing and Communications (developing the strategy under contract to DOL) will provide an overview at the roundtable discussion at Poppin on Wednesday, July 16 from 5:00-5:45pm . Located at 1115 Broadway (@ 25 th Street), 3 rd Floor. You will have the opportunity to provide comments on the forthcoming strategy, and exchange best practices with other professionals on the recruiting, hiring, and retention of peo

Discount Tickets to Pageant - The All-Male Musical Comedy Beauty Contest

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Pageant - The All-Male Musical Comedy Beauty Contest - returns Off-Broadway June 29th. This silly, fun musical is like no beauty pageant you've seen before! After a recent sold out run, Pageant - The All-Male Musical Comedy Beauty Contest - returns Off-Broadway June 29 th  at The Davenport Theatre for a limited summer engagement. Like no beauty pageant you’ve seen before! Six contestants vying for the title of Miss Glamouresse compete in swimsuit, talent, gown, and spokesmodel categories.  This silly, fun musical is   Miss America   meets  The Birdcage .   You even get to pick the winner!  Who will it be? NGLCCNY Bronze Business Member, Tom Smedes Productions , if offering discount tickets to all NGLCCNY members.  Just enter the code PAGGLCC when processing order by clicking here .  Here are the ticket rates: For performances through 7/21/14: Select Orchestra @ $39.50 (reduced from $79.50) Select Mezzanine @ $29.50 (reduced from $49.50)

Heritage of Pride Hosts New York City Pride Events

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Today, as the struggle for gay rights continues Heritage of Pride hosts New York City’s Pride events in commemoration of the Stonewall Riots of 1969 , the beginning _of the modern Gay Rights movement. Heritage of Pride works toward a future without discrimination where all people have equal rights under the law. We do this by producing LGBT Pride events that inspire, educate, commemorate and celebrate our diverse community. HOP is a founding member of the International Association of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Coordinators known as InterPride , a not-for-profit organization that provides support to over 180 groups that plan Pride events around the world. HOP is also a member of the following organizations: Northeast Regional Pride, NERP, an association of Pride committees in the Northeast United States; the I nternational Lesbian and GayAssociation, ILGA ; the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, NGLTF ; and the International Gay and Lesbian Travel Assoc

NGLCCNY Discount to the NACC International & Multicultural Business Expo 2014

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ONE DAY. ONE LOCATION. ENDLESS OPPORTUNITIES. The New American Chamber of Commerce (NACC) is hosting its International & Multicultural Business Expo on Thursday, June 19 at the New York Marriott at Brooklyn Bridge .   This year's expo promises to be the 2014 event that will attract entrepreneurs decision-makers and professionals who will learn about products and services that will be available to help their businesses achieve their goals. It is also an excellent opportunity to network to expand one's client base. If you are an entrepreneur, professional, decision-maker or executive, then participating at this event is a must! Nowhere else can you speak with so many of your perfect target market, face-to-face and make on-the-spot deals! Some of the highlights include the main Exhibitor's Floor, Educational Seminars, Service/Product Showcase Stage, Raffles & Giveaways, VIP Welcome Breakfast and the Annual Juneteenth Celebration and Expo Cocktail Recepti

OFFSITE is Opening In Chicago

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Following a wildly successful two years in midtown Manhattan that redefined private meetings and corporate events, NGLCCNY Copper Business Member, OFFSITE , is proud to announce the launch of its second location in Chicago's West Loop. Poised to open as the Windy City's most evocative venue, OFFSITE Chicago offers companies a turnkey multi-purpose facility designed and wired to inspire creativity, innovation, and productivity in a way never before possible.  Having contributed to the culture of innovation for numerous Fortune 100 companies in New York, City, OFFSITE is eager to provide an invaluable service to the like-minded businesses in Chicago - one meeting at a time. The venue boasts chic modern décor, a state-of-the-art A/V system, and an extensive list of amenities to provide the ideal backdrop for you next board meeting, brainstorming session, focus group product launch or social event.  The Chicago location is scheduled to open in September 2014.  To g

4th International LGBT Business Expo

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LGBT Confex is pleased to bring you the 4th International LGBT Business Expo, Vallarta- Nayarit 2014 to Latin America.  On June 12, 13 & 14, 2014 sponsors, exhibitors and delegates will take part in this Expo in Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico. They will be involved in seminars, workshops, conferences and exhibitions that will define the LGBT business agenda right across the Latin American region for the next year - and into the future. International LGBT Business Expo , was created in 2011 with the objective to create a unique business forum under one roof for buyers and suppliers that serve the LGBT community worldwide (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender), as well as other companies interested in taking advantage of the benefits of the unarguable LGBT business sector. Today International LGBT Business Expo is the most important forum for LGBT business and tourism in Latin America. The event will feature a comprehensive program that includes social and n

GLAAD celebrates the 25th Anniversary of the GLAAD Media Awards in New York on May 3rd at the Waldorf Astoria

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By Amhir Hildalgo, GLAAD Strategic Giving Officer TV icon and LGBT advocate George Takei received the highest honors with GLAAD's Vito Russo Award. The Vito Russo Award is presented to an openly LGBT media professional who has made a significant difference in promoting equality. I n his acceptance speech Takei said, "But as long as LGBT people can be fired from their job for simply being who they are, our work isn’t done yet. As long as young people are kicked out of their families just for being who they are, our work is not done yet. As long as people are be bullied into feeling that their lives are so hopeless that they are driven to self-destructive acts, our work is not done. Working in concert with GLAAD, with its history of achievement and the legacy of Vito Russo , we will make this a better world, a more equal society of all people…I accept the GLAAD Vito Russo Award with pride, and with humility and with resolve." You can watch George'