Fighting for Employment: Veterans in the ’40s and Today

For veterans returning from the devastation they had witnessed during World War II to the jubilance and normalcy that awaited them at home, the world must have felt like their oyster. Soldiers came back to heroes’ welcomes and ticker-tape parades. Just like they had conquered the world. To read more, please click here.


A Charmed Life May Not Last

Political Science Associate Professor Jonathan Laurence writes in “Room for Debate,” a blog of the New York Times | Earlier this week, he discussed the case of the recent shootings in France with NPR.

Despite its demographic mix, the city’s population became famous for its tolerance – partly because there has rarely been a purely “majority” majority to begin with. When four other cities in the same region of Provence voted for National Front mayors in the mid-1990s, during a wave of anti-immigrant sentiment, Marseille elected a centrist who had once defeated the party’s founder, Jean-Marie Le Pen, in a regional election. To read more, click here.

Accessibility Webinars

JAN provides access to archived JAN Webcasts at no cost. Gather your employees together in a room for in-service training. Educate yourself, management, and other employees on disability etiquette, assistive technologies, management techniques, and the latest on accommodations and the employment provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Each accessible Webcast is approximately one hour in length.

To view the archive of webinars, including the latest on making websites accessible for the visually impaired, please click here.