New Freedom Initiative


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New Freedom Initiative

A comprehensive U.S. federal program to promote the participation of persons with disabilities in society by increasing access to built environments and transportation, making devices usable despite physical and sensory limitations, expanding educational and employment opportunities, and promoting increased access to community life.
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The gypsy continued: "I see that in President Bush's proposed budget for the 2005 fiscal year, the President demonstrated his commitment to the New Freedom Initiative by proposing approximately $428 million of expenditures in fiscal year 2005 and approximately an additional $2.
The budget does not specify where the $145 million to fund the transportation component of the New Freedom Initiative would come from.
The Office of Disabilities Employment Policy (ODEP) coordinates the annual New Freedom Initiative Awards program which was introduced by President George W.
Despite the rhetoric of the New Freedom Initiative and the wish list embodied in the HHS Strategic Plan, the real lesson of the CMS Nursing Home Transition Demonstrations may be that for a significant number of residents, there is no reasonable substitute for the security and care levels provided by nursing facilities.
The New Freedom Initiative Award celebrates successful programs and efforts that increase employment opportunities for disabled workers.
The New Freedom Initiative Award was introduced by President George W.
The honorees have contributed greatly to advance the goals of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and President Bush's New Freedom Initiative (NFI).
President Bush's New Freedom Initiative and Congressional Funds for Real Choice Systems Change.
HHS will highlight the contributions of those who are advancing the goals of the Americans with Disabilities Act and President Bush's New Freedom Initiative (NFI).
26 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS/pharmacy, the country's largest retail pharmacy, today received the 2006 New Freedom Initiative Award from U.
is part of the Department of Labor's New Freedom Initiative, which seeks to increase workplace opportunities and enhance workplace environments for people with disabilities.
26, 2006 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company is one of only four companies recognized as a recipient of the 2006 Secretary of Labor's New Freedom Initiative (NFI) Award for its commitment to recruit, train, hire and promote individuals with disabilities.