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Labor Announces $20 Million to Help Injured American Stay on the Job

The Department of Labor (DOL) has announced the availability of $20 million in grants to help Americans who are injured or ill remain in or return to the workforce. The grants are intended to identify new, replicable strategies to help individuals with a work-related disability stay on the job.

2017 Kessler Foundation National Employment & Disability Survey

The 2017 Kessler Foundation National Employment & Disability Survey: Supervisors Perspecive (KFNEDS: SP) is the first national survey to look at the effectiveness of the practices that employers use to recruit, hire, train, and retain people with disabilities in their organizations, from the unique perspective of supervisors of employees with and without disabilities.  The results offer important new information for employers, policymakers, legislators, and

Explore VR Webinar: Engaging Businesses from a Blindness Perspective

  • Date: 
    Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
    Location: 

ICI's Defining the Employment Research Agenda Webinar

  • Date: 
    Tuesday, August 29, 2017 - 3:00pm to 3:44pm
    Location: 
    Online webinar
The Institute for Community Inclusion (ICI) will be leading a series of "State of the Science" (SoS) discussions, looking at ways to engage people with disabilities, their families, and their services providers in creating employment options. 
 
In this kickoff webinar, ICI staff will share the research findings behind the SoS initiative, and some of the events you can get involved in during the SoS.

Final Report: Increasing Competitive Integrated Employment for Individuals with Disabilities

On September 15, 2016, The Advisory Committee on Increasing Competitive Integrated Employment for Individuals with Disabilities (the Committee) submitted a Final Report to the Secretary of Labor and Congress. The Final Report summarizes the findings, conclusions, and recommendations of the Committee on ways to increase competitive employment opportunities for individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities or other individuals with significant disabilities.  

Breaking Barriers at the White House

President Obama's office recently hired a new receptionist for the president.  Her name is Leah Katz-Hernandez, and she is deaf.  Watch her story, and learn more about the accommodations she uses to support the highest federal office.

http://www.nbcnews.com/news/latino/how-leah-katz-hernandez-breaking-barriers-white-house-n331401

Webinar today at 2:00 p.m.: Developing Pathways Out of Poverty through Transitional Jobs: Expanding Opportunities to Help Low-Income Workers

Hi all,

A webinar, Developing Pathways Out of Poverty through Transitional Jobs: Expanding Opportunities to Help Low-Income Workers 

will be held this afternoon, March 19 from 2:00 - 3:00 pm ET.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

job opening for a Technical Assistance Coordinator

Dear All,

Digital Promise is looking for a Technical Assistance Coordinator. If you are interested in applying, please look at the description, here

My best,

gabe martinez

 

 

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