Iowa Disability Employment Initiative (Round 6)


State Policies & Initiatives: 
Systems-Change Funding
IADEI will hire five Disability Resource Coordinators and will link a variety of initiatives to make the vision of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act real for all Iowans. IADEI will increase access to and participation in local Career Pathway models in the current five local workforce regions through a 
partnership between eight state agencies and the Department of Labor. State Leadership Agencies will work with local WDBs to strengthen disability integration in service through the implementation of three DEI strategies currently being implemented under its Round 3 DEI project
  • Department of Workforce Development
  • Department of Education
  • Employer Engagement
  • Cross-Agency Collaboration / Partnerships
  • Resource Leveraging
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