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Join us for a Conversation on Disability Employment Opportunities

JOIN THE CONVERSATION

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy’s (ODEP) Youth IMPACT Center is seeking transition age youth and young adults with disabilities who are about to or have recently transitioned from high school to post-secondary education or employment to participate in a series of online dialogues.

The Youth IMPACT Center is working to improve employment outcomes for youth and young adults with disabilities by helping states build capacity in their youth service delivery and workforce systems. These dialogues will focus on strategies and approaches that can improve access to career pathways and encourage professional development, including:

Apprenticeships

Pre-apprenticeships

Trainings

Individualized employment plans

Internships and work-based learning

TUNE IN!

Join us on Go to Webinar for a conversation on the impact services have had on the transition from school to work.

JUNE 2 | 3 – 4 p.m. EDT

JUNE 16 | 3 – 4 p.m. EDT

Conversations will take place via Go to Webinar platform. 

Closed captioning will be provided.

About the Youth IMPACT Center:

The Youth IMPACT Center works to improve employment outcomes for youth and young adults with disabilities by helping states build capacity in their youth service delivery and workforce systems. The center is a collaboration between The Council of State Governments, the K. Lisa Yang and Hock E. Tan Institute on Employment and Disability at Cornell University, the Transitions to Adulthood Center for Research at the University of Massachusetts Medical School and U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP). The Youth IMPACT Center conducts research, develops partnerships and shares best practices. In addition, the center helps states identify new opportunities to expand career pathways, work-based learning opportunities, strategic partnerships, systems coordination and professional development for youth and young adults. 

For more information, contact:

SYDNEY GEIGER

[email protected]

(859) 244-8146

DINA KLIMKINA

[email protected]

(859) 244-8141

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