t is the mission of Connecticut Public Affairs Network, Inc. to provide Connecticut's citizens with unbiased access to information about state government deliberations and public policy events in order to educate the public and advance its understanding of political processes and the development of public policy.
At the 2011 Connect-Ability Employment Summit, the
Connecticut Public Affairs Network - the nonprofit
manager of CT-N - received a Top Employer Award for its
dedication and creativity in recruiting disabled
employees. This honor specifically acknowledges CPAN's
efforts to retain visually-impaired workers for the
creation of CT-N's closed captioning for the Deaf and
Hard of Hearing.
The Connect-Ability Top Employer Awards recognizes
Connecticut companies for their leadership and
accomplishment in recruitment and hiring of people with
disabilities. Past recipients have included Aetna, Advo,
Deloitte, IBM, Northeast Utilities, Pfizer, Mohegan Sun,
and Travelers' Insurance. The 2011 awards were presented
at the Connect-ability's Employment Summit at the
Connecticut Convention Center on June 16th.