Welcome to The Harkin Institute website! Find the latest news and happenings shared from our Instagram page below, then visit the rest of our site to learn more about The Harkin Institute for Public Policy & Citizen Engagement. NDEAM: Steps for Small Businesses Steps small businesses can take to recruit and retain qualified people with disabilities. NDEAM Success Story Meet Jesse and other clients from Puget Sound Personnel 2020 NDEAM: Increasing Access and Opportunity 2020 NDEAM Theme: Increasing access and opportunity 60 Minutes: Employing people with autism 60 Minutes: Companies seeking out potential employees with autism Virtual 2020 Fall Sussman Lecture Register now for the virtual 2020 Fall Sussman Lecture featuring Microsoft’s Jenny Lay-Flurrie! 30th Anniversary ADA Virtual Rally Learn more about the 30th Anniversary ADA Virtual Rally on July 26! All In 2020 Giving Challenge Make your gift to the All In 2020 Giving Challenge! Olmstead v. LC Supreme Court Decision Article: Where we are on the Twentieth Anniversary of Olmstead v LC From the Archives: Juneteenth Read an excerpt from a Juneteenth speech Senator Harkin delivered in 2001. Harkin Institute statement on systemic racism Read our statement on systemic racism here. May 9: ADA introduced in the U.S. Senate May 9, 1989 remarks to the Senate regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act. What you can do to help stop the spread of COVID-19 Don’t take public health for granted and do what you can to stop the spread of COVID-19 Register now for the Sussman Lecture! Register now for the Sussman Lecture feat. Dr. Jean-Baptiste Richardier on Wednesday, March 11, 2020. Column: Increasing Employment for People with Disabilities Read Senator Tom Harkin’s (retired) column in NETWORK Connection magazine about the role of accommodations and representation in family-friendly workplaces. Op-Ed: Senators are not jurors Read Senator Tom Harkin’s (retired) op-ed in The Washington Post explaining the role of senators in an impeachment trial. Video: Happy Birthday, Senator Harkin! Watch as Senator Harkin’s friends and colleagues share their birthday wishes in honor of his 80th birthday.