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Ways Centers for Independent Living (CILs) can Engage with the Workforce System to Support Jobseekers with Disabilities Attain Employment

Under the Workforce Innovations and Opportunity Act (WIOA), CILs are charged with supporting individuals to transition into the community to avoid institutional and nursing home placements, as well as the transition of youth with significant disabilities to adult life after completion of secondary education. CILs have the background, expertise, and experience to assist AJCs and employers in supporting jobseekers with disabilities. The following resource can be used as a tool for educating AJCs on ways CILs can support their work and promote the hiring and retention of workers with disabilities in local communities.

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September Newsletter

DETAC Monthly NewsletterIssue 4 |  2021 In this Issue: Check out our New Blog: Looking Inward ◆ New Resource: Using Discovery as a Tool to Increase Employment and Decrease Poverty in Partnership with Centers for Independent Living ◆ Additional TA Resources ◆

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August Newsletter

In this Issue:   New RISE Peer eLearning Community #3 ◆ New Podcast: From the Sheltered Workshop to Musical Mentor – A Conversation with Sunny Cefaratti ◆ New Blog from Nicole LeBlanc (DETAC Self-Advocate Engagement Adviser) ◆ New Technical Assistance Opportunity: Three-Part

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NASDDDS’ Policy Position Statement

The National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disabilities Services (NASDDDS) issues official position in support of repealing section 14(c) of the Fair Labor Standards Act.  Check it out here:

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