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Show-Me-Careers Bulletin

Show-Me-Careers Project Update


Ensuring Equal Employment 

Near the end of August it was announced that new regulations were added to the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Act (VEVRAA) and Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act. These new regulations will help ensure that qualified workers will have better opportunities to find and keep a good job. Read more about VEVRAA or Section 503

Pilot Community Photos 

The photos shared below are from project STEP in Columbia and Farmer's House in Platte County which are programs working towards successful transitions to integrated employment for youth with intellectual and developmental disabilities. ACT and Farmer's House are two of the program models lending their expertise to Show-Me-Careers pilot communities.

Events & Trainings



PIE Webinar: Richard Luecking presents on leveraging resources for integrated employment transitions on September 24th at 2 p.m. (CT) Join the webinar HERE


Twitter Chat: Are you on Twitter? Join the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (@EEOC_OFO) on September 25th from 12-1 p.m. for a discussion on The Rehabilitation Act. Use the hashtag #RehabAct


AUCD Webinar: On October 30th the AUCD presents on interagency and interdisciplinary approaches to transition from youth to adulthood. We will be tuning in. Will you? Check it out!


In case you missed it: On Sept. 4th, Project Director, Oliver Burnette, was asked to share on behalf of Show-Me-Careers at the monthly Partnerships in Employment network meeting. You can listen to his presentation by clicking HERE.




 
 

 


 Spotlight On: 


Missouri Vocational Rehabilitation Take a moment to meet the Missouri Vocational Rehabilitation!
 
We asked each of the organizations that make up the Show-Me-Careers Consortium Leadership to share some information about their agencies.

Missouri Vocational Rehabilitation is proud to be a part of Show Me Careers. Our mission of putting people with disabilities to work fits in perfectly with the goals and guiding principles of the grant. We recognize the value and importance of engaging early in a person's life to not only help build self-advocacy, but offer any supportive services needed, as well as education and outreach to families. These are components which can help guide our youth to prepare and plan for the world of work. Read More
 
 

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