Education and Career Readiness

State policymakers should start by including individuals with disabilities in their internship and mentoring programs

State policymakers should start by including individuals with disabilities in their internship and mentoring programs to learn about what people with disabilities can do at work; then move forward to bust inclusion barriers in apprenticeships and beyond.

 

Submitted by DisabilityMentors‏ (DisMentors) during our March 7th Twitter Chat #EPWChat

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State policymakers should seek stakeholder input

State policymakers must involve persons with disabilities, their family members, #disability advocates, other stakeholders in the formulation and implementation of policies on apprenticeship and other work-based learning opportunities.

 

Submitted by Edmund Asiedu‏ (AsieduEdmund) during our March 7th Twitter Chat #EPWChat

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Education and Career Readiness

One-day job shadowing for youth

We are a nonprofit that provides free one-day job shadowing opportunities for youth ages 6-18. Our mission is to connect America's youth to their dream job regardless of income, race, gender, educational performance, impairment, and disability. The National Apprentice Day program is held year-round and is free for everyone.

We aim to solve child poverty, unemployment, and the growing skills gap. Our free program matters... more »
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Training and peer to peer tutoring/mentoring all

There is a nonprofit in California that provide scholarships and training to underserved students in college. In turn, those students are required to provide a certain number of hours of free tutoring to students in high school and junior high. The students that enter the training program are required to participate for a year and a half, gaining valuable interpersonal skills, experience in teaching others, etc. I'm wondering... more »
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