Nominations are now being accepted for the Work Without Limits 2019 Annual Leadership and Partnership Awards, which will be presented at the 7th annual Raise the Bar HIRE!’ Conference.

All nominations must be received by 5:00pm on Monday, August 26, 2019.

Details of each award are listed below:

The Leadership Award is presented to an individual, team or organization that exemplifies working together and leading by example to advance the employment of young adults with disabilities. Previous recipients include:

  • Brett Mulder & Leslie O’Brien, Aspire Works
  • Jerry Mogul & Dore Penn, B-SET for Career Network
  • Gustavo Payano, MA Department of Mental Health
  • Partners for Youth with Disabilities
  • Statewide Young Adult Council
  • Circular Blu

The Partnership Award is presented to any individual or team that are key leaders in the employment of people with disabilities and exemplify the spirit of collaboration. Previous recipients include:

  • Linda Landry & Svetlana Uimenkova, Disability Law Center
  • Joey Buizon, MA Commission for the Blind
  • Vinfen Employment Services Team
  • Richard Berrena, MassHire Springfield (formerly FutureWorks Career Center)
  • Marianne Gilmore, Carroll Center for the Blind
  • Riverside Community Care/Central Mass Employment Collaborative