The Board’s Let’s Get to Work project was a grant to help youth with the most significant disabilities to find and keep jobs as they graduated from high school. The grant equipped youth, their families, schools, and local businesses with resources/training to triple the number of students with paid jobs in their communities in its first year. For more about Let’s Get to Work, see: http://wi-bpdd.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/LGTW-Impact-2017.pdf For more on what the Board does, see our one-page impact reports on employment, building full lives in the community, and advocacy: http://wi-bpdd.org/index.php/bpdd-publications/ The Trump Administration’s proposed budget would make cuts to multiple disability programs:...Read More
Day: June 4, 2017
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What’s the Word?
Every month we plan to share some perspective on disability issues written by a self-advocate. This could be about an advocacy effort in the state or just some food for thought.