Apply now: 2018 AAPD Paul G. Hearne Leadership Awards August 14th, 2017

2018 Paul G. Hearne Leadership Awards
Deadline to Apply: October 2, 2017

Through the AAPD Paul G. Hearne Leadership Awards, AAPD recognizes outstanding emerging leaders with disabilities who exemplify leadership, Photo of Paul G. Hearne, an advocate and visionary leader with a lifelong disability who achieved success as a nonprofit executive, foundation president, federal agency director, and mentor to countless people with disabilities. A passionate advocate for increased employment of people with disabilities, Paul opened doors for thousands through his leadership of Just One Break, an employment agency for people with disabilities in New York City, and The Dole Foundation for Employment of People with Disabilities in Washington, DC.advocacy, and dedication to the broader cross-disability community.

Two (2) individuals will each receive $2,500 in recognition of their outstanding contributions and $7,500 to further a new or existing initiative that increases the political and economic power of people with disabilities.

The recipients of the 2018 AAPD Paul G. Hearne Leadership Award will honored among national disability leaders at the 2018 AAPD Leadership Awards Gala on March 13, 2018 in Washington, DC.
Applications for the 2018 AAPD Paul G. Hearne Leadership Awards are due by 5pm Eastern Time on October 2, 2017.
Click here to APPLY to the 2018 AAPD Paul G. Hearne Leadership Awards.

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