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The Employment Collaborative of Cuyahoga County

Dale Verstegen talks with Jared Daly, Chris Carpenter and Eric Hibinjer of the Employment Collaborative of Cuyahoga County, Ohio. The Employment Collaborative of Cuyahoga County is a group of 37 local employment services providers, formed in 2014. They discuss how the Collaborative works to improve the quality of services to people with disabilities seeking employment,…

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The History and Future of D.C.’s Project ACTION! Part II: Supports

This is the second of a two part series on Project ACTION!, a coalition of self-advocates and self-advocacy groups from the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia (part one is here). ACTION! stands for Advocacy, Change, Training, Information, Organizing and Networking. The YES! Center’s Dale Verstegen talks to Rebecca Salon and Phyllis Holton about the beginning of…

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The History and Future of D.C.’s Project ACTION! Part I: The Leadership

This is part one of a two part series on Project ACTION!, a coalition of self-advocates and self-advocacy groups from the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia (part two is here). ACTION! stands for Advocacy, Change, Training, Information, Organizing and Networking. The YES! Center’s Dale Verstegen talks to Ricardo Thornton and Thomas Mangrum, the President and Vice…

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A Five-Year Perspective on TennesseeWorks

We talk with Erik Carter, Associate Professor in the Department of Special Education at Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College. He is also the Principal Investigator for TennesseeWorks, the State of Tennessee’s Partnership in Employment project. The Tennessee PIE project is in its fifth and final year in its implementation, so we wanted to talk to Professor…