Introduction by Judy Young, Director of Training and Development at ILR School of Cornell University 

I have had the privilege in the past few years to contribute an article related to the employment of individuals with disabilities to this publication. I was just about to begin crafting this article when I met one of the participants in our school’s Diversity and Inclusion public workshop series who told me about a special initiative that her organization, PPL Corporation, has undertaken. We often hear about established, long-running programs but rarely have the opportunity to learn how these might be launched. So here is a story that provides one model for introducing potential employees with disabilities to