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Adult Learner Transportation Subsidy Pilot Program

Colleagues,

For many adult basic skills programs student services such as childcare, on-site advising and counseling, and transportation are difficult or impossible to get funded. This article from Street Sense Media offers information about a new pilot transportation subsidy in Washington D.C. (in the District itself) for adult basic skills learners. This is the pertinent paragraph:

Transportation and Work Audio Conference

This announcement is from CLASP and the audio conference is hosted by Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity.

 

Transportation and Work Audio Conference

August 7, 2014
3:00 - 4:00 EDT

A Public Health Emergency - Services for adults with developmental disabilities

Hello group members,

In a standing-room only meeting with Connecticut state legislators, family members of individuals with life-affecting disabilities had 3 minutes each to share stories about the state's inadequate policies and funding.  With more than 3,500 consumers waiting for services and support, the mostly aging parents shared their concerns about the most basic needs that are not available.  They talked about such critical issues as housing, transition after the loss of a parent, respite care, and educational programs.

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