“$2 million to assist Californians with disabilities in job searches”
~~“People with disabilities in 13 counties will get additional help in landing employment with $2 million in grants announced by the California Employment Development Department today. The Disability Employment Accelerator grants assist people with disabilities obtain skills needed for employment in growing industries such as advanced manufacturing, clean energy, transportation, and healthcare.
The disability employment assistance funds will help prepare job seekers with skills and training needed for careers and then connect them with hiring businesses. The organizations receiving the grants will use “earn-and-learn” strategies that empower people with disabilities to earn incomes while they learn new skills that will help them progress into high-growth industries”
- Department of Workforce Development