About Us

About Us: Disability: IN Arkansas, formerly known as Arkansas Business Leadership Network (ARBLN), is a state affiliate of the Disability: IN (formerly known as U.S. Business Leadership Network) national network.

Our Vision: An Inclusive global economy where people with disabilities participate fully and meaningfully.

Our Mission: Disability: IN Arkansas’s mission is to promote the full inclusion of people with disabilities, to inspire accessible innovation for all, and to foster cultures of inclusion.

Value Statement: We are a network of Arkansas employers seeking to advance disability inclusion in our respective companies and enabling member companies to build inclusive workforces.

Our Purpose: We empower businesses to achieve disability inclusion and equality.

Our Shared Commitments: is to provide employers with valuable information and resources to support their disability inclusion initiatives through a robust peer network of business partners.

Initially, Disability: IN Arkansas began with a small number of employers in partnership with Arkansas Vocational Rehabilitation Services reaching out to other employers about hiring job seekers with disabilities.

In the Fall of 2017, Disability: IN Arkansas incorporated as a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization and created an executive board of directors.

Disability: IN Arkansas collaborates with JB Hunt Corporation, TJX Enterprises, Regions Bank, Arkansas Rehabilitation Services and the Governor’s Council for People with Developmental Disabilities.