Belleville, Ill., April 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Allsup, the nation’s leader in the advocacy of people with disabilities®, is proud to be a sponsor of the American Association of People’s Virtual Leadership Awards Gala with Disabilities (AAPD) on April 28th. 2021, at 7 p.m. EST. The annual event recognizes those in business and government who have worked diligently for the rights of people with disabilities.
“We are delighted to be supporting AAPD again this year with this event, at which these executives are not only celebrated for their contributions, but are also made aware of the importance of promoting the rights of people with disabilities”, said Mary Dale Walters, senior vice president of Allsup Strategic Communications.
According to the AAPD, this year’s gala will provide AAPD’s partners, supporters, colleagues and friends with a unique opportunity to demonstrate their continued support for access, justice and inclusion. The winners include Jane Pauley, presenter for CBS Sunday Morning; Stacey Abrams, founder of Fair Fight; Thomas P. DiNapoli, Controller, New York State; Congressman Ayanna Pressley, Congressman Don Young, AT&T, and The New York Times.
President Joseph R. Biden Jr. will be addressing the event with a recorded message.
The 2021 Virtual Leadership Awards Gala will be broadcast live with subtitles, ASL and audio description. Participants can use the hashtag # 2021AAPDGala to post comments and share them on social media.
Visit AAPD for more information and to register for the event.
The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) is an organizer, connector, and catalyst for change that empowers the political and economic power of people with disabilities. As the national organization for cross-disability rights, the AAPD advocates the unrestricted civil rights of over 56 million disabled Americans by promoting equal opportunities, economic power, independent living, and political participation. For more information, please visit the AAPD website: www.aapd.com.
Allsup and its subsidiaries provide nationwide services to individuals, their employers and insurance carriers in the areas of social security, veteran disability, return to work and health care benefits. Allsup experts provide specialized services to support people with disabilities and the elderly so that they can lead a life that is as financially safe and healthy as possible. Founded in 1984, the company is based in Belleville, Illinois, near St. Louis. Learn more at Allsup.com and @Allsup, or download a free PDF with Social Security Disability Insurance Application: Right the First Time.