For Sarah: Val Bradley Eulogizes Sarah Taub

Date: 08/2013

The following eulogy was given by HSRI President Valerie Bradley at services for Sarah Taub.

For Sarah

By Val Bradley

It is an extraordinary privilege to speak about my dear friend and colleague, Sarah. For 17 years, she has been a steady and powerful presence in my life and has put the imprint of her grace and intelligence on every aspect of the organization that was her professional home, Read More

Sarah Taub 1971 - 2013

Date: 08/2013

It is with deep regret that HSRI announces the passing of our friend and colleague Sarah Taub. Sarah died Saturday, August 3, 2013 after a 10-month fight with cancer.

Since she began working at HSRI in 1996, Sarah became a vital and irreplaceable asset to the HSRI team. Sarah most recently served as the Project Director for the National Core Indicators (NCI) project. As part of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Read More

The Riot! - Issue 34

Date: 06/2013

Welcome to our What's in YOUR Cookbook? Issue. Ever heard the old saying, “Too many cooks can spoil the stew”? This Riot issue asks all of us this question and many more.

Do we have the right ingredients for self-advocacy to be successful? What does it really take to make self-advocacy a powerful movement? Do the advisors run it all? Will the government recognize self-advocates and give us the money we Read More
Remembering Reena

Date: 06/2013

Hello Friends and Colleagues of Reena Wagle,

It is with immense sadness that we share news that our former HSRI colleague, Reena Wagle, has passed away.  Reena died at home, of natural causes, yet far too young as she was only 50 years old.

Reena had a laugh that would resonate through our offices and hallways and a spirit to match.  She was committed to supporting people with disabilities Read More

HSRI is Hiring: Developmental Disabilities Policy Associate

Date: 05/2013

The Human Services Research Institute (HSRI) seeks a full-time Policy Associate to work within our developmental disabilities studies team in our Tualatin, Oregon office.

This position offers an exciting opportunity to participate in a variety of projects to advise policy makers regarding the means for managing service systems for people with developmental disabilities. These efforts primarily involve quantitative or qualitative data analysis, policy analysis, and partnerships with state human services agencies, local Read More

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