DEI Grantee Abstracts (CA Round 2)

California

The Disability Employment Initiative (DEI) is a three-year federal grant-funded program that improves education, training, employment opportunities, and employment outcomes for people who are unemployed, underemployed, and/or receiving Social Security disability benefits. In 2011, California Employment Development Department, Workforce Services Branch was awarded a Round 2 DEI grant from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment Training Administration.

When this grant ended a Round 5 grant was awarded.  Round 5 began in 2014 and will end in 2017.

State Policies & Initiatives: 
Systems-Change Funding
Systems: 
  • Department of Rehabilitation Services
  • Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
  • Department of Workforce Development
  • Department of Education
  • Other
Topics: 
  • Employer Engagement
  • Cross-Agency Collaboration / Partnerships
  • Resource Leveraging
Other: 
  • California Employment Development Department, U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment Training Administration
Date Enacted: 
10/01/2014
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