New York Disability Employment Initiative Round 8

New York

“NY DEI will fund four Disability Resource Coordinators and implement activities that will improve education and employment outcomes for youth with disabilities by increasing their participation in existing Career Pathways programs. Expanding the capacity of the New York State Career Center system to serve youth with disabilities using a career-development approach. Developing a broader business engagement approach within existing Career Pathways programs to address business needs and develop a sustainable talent pipeline. Targeted industry sectors will include Healthcare, Technology, Advanced Manufacturing, Agricultural/Food Production, Hospitality and Financial Services.”

State Policies & Initiatives: 
Systems-Change Funding
Systems: 
  • Department of Rehabilitation Services
  • Department of Mental Health
  • Department of Workforce Development
  • Department of Education
  • Other
Topics: 
  • School-to-Work Transition
  • Employer Engagement
  • Cross-Agency Collaboration / Partnerships
Other: 
  • NY Business Leadership Network, Commission for the Blind, NY Inclusive Workforce Alliance
Date Enacted: 
10/01/2017
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