The Governor’s Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities

Connecticut

The Governor’s Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities’ (GCEPD) mission is to “promote the employment of people with disabilities; produce and provide an environment that strives to include and integrate people with disabilities into the workforce; [and] promote and establish initiatives designed to highlight the benefits of employing people with disabilities...GCEPD’s initiatives include “[providing] education and awareness on the benefits of hiring qualified candidates with disabilities; [promoting and supporting] the activities of local communities throughout the state to enhance the employment of persons with disabilities; [and maintaining] a website of disability resources for both employers and job seekers.”

 
State Policies & Initiatives: 
Partnerships
Systems: 
  • Department of Rehabilitation Services
  • Department of Workforce Development
  • Other
Topics: 
  • Employer Engagement
  • Cross-Agency Collaboration / Partnerships
Date Enacted: 
02/05/1991
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