Dale, who is partially blind, coordinated the Administration's efforts to see that people with disabilities are on a level playing field with all Americans. Originally from Chicago, Dale previously served as the National Disability Director for the Obama for America campaign. He also served on the Arts Policy Committee and the Disability Policy Committee for then-Senator Obama.
Dale graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a bachelor's degree in Advertising in May 1995. He received his JD/MBA in May 1999 from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, graduating Cum Laude.
Kareem Dale's Posts
- August 24, 2012 at 10:59 AM EST
President Obama sat down with participants from the American Association of People with Disabilities internship program to hear their thoughts about the future of disability policy
- January 26, 2012 at 1:43 PM EST
Jeremy Carr, an American living with Down Syndrome, refuses to let his disability deter his committment to service. President Obama honored Jeremy for his work with Vietnam Veterans of America in his Veteran's Day speech and invited him and his family to the White House.
- September 26, 2011 at 3:35 PM EST
Kareem Dale's visit to the NASA Goddard Space Flight center highlights the agency's outstanding disability employment practices and how people with disabilties are integrated in every step of designing, building, testing, and launching the new James Webb Space Telescope.
- July 14, 2011 at 10:30 AM EST
Join Kareem Dale, Special Assistant to the President for Disability Policy, for a live chat on whitehouse.gov/live at 1:00 pm EDT today on disability policy.
- June 14, 2011 at 3:43 PM EST
Special Assistant to the President for Disability Policy Kareem Dale reflects on a visit to Chicago where he discussed community living with grassroots advocates and federal contracting with several industry leaders looking to hire individuals with disabilities.
- May 26, 2011 at 10:57 AM EST
Kareem Dale, Special Assistant to the President for Disabilitiy Policy, continues a series about his recent trip to Chicago, where he spoke about President Obama's instruction to the Federal Government to become a model employer for people with disabilities.
- May 24, 2011 at 3:17 PM EST
Kareem Dale, Special Assistant to the President for Disabilitiy Policy, talks about his recent trip to Chicago, where he met with officials in the Labor department and professionals in the healthcare industry to talk about how hiring practices in the healthcare field affect people with disabilities.
- July 27, 2010 at 6:28 PM EST
Kareem Dale, Special Assistant to the President for Disability Policy, discusses the White House celebration to mark the 20th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
- July 19, 2010 at 9:16 AM EST
White House Continues Its Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the ADA
White House Continues Its Celebration Of the 20th Anniversary Of the Americans With Disabilities ActJune 30, 2010 at 9:14 AM EST
Kareem Dale, Special Assistant to the President for Disability Policy, writes about efforts from the Departments of Education and Justice to ensure colleges and universities are using electronic book reader that are not accessible to students who are blind or have low vision.