America for People with Disabilities
26, 2000, marked the 10th anniversary of the signing of the
Americans with Disabilities Act. In celebration of this milestone,
the Presidential Task
Force on Employment of Adults with Disabilities created
this site to provide one-stop online access to resources,
services, and information available throughout the federal
Not, Want Not
with EPA's WasteWise
As a WasteWise
partner, your organization can save thousands of dollars by
reducing, reusing, and recycling solid waste materials. Participants
range from small local governments and nonprofit organizations
to large, multi-national corporations. Join by September 30
to become a charter member.
People, Property -
and Cows - in Tillamook County
1996 deluge left Tillamook County, Oregon, devastated, with
$53 million in uncompensated losses, 700 dairy cows killed,
families displaced, homes and businesses destroyed. When more
than 9 inches of rain fell on Thanksgiving Day, 1999, the county
was prepared, thanks to motivated people, a partnership, and
an amazingly helpful web-based technology called Geographic
Information Systems (GIS).
you live in Washington State and can get to a computer with
an Internet connection, you can find out if your family might
be eligible to receive food assistance, help with childcare,
medical benefits or cash assistance. This really cool site
calculates basic information about family members and income.
When you've answered the questions, a map pops up to help
you locate the community service office nearest you.