Cherokee Nation DEI Grant


State Policies & Initiatives: 
Systems-Change Funding

“Cherokee Nation (CN DEI), is a self-governance tribal government. CN DEI will fund two Disability Resource Coordinators and implement activities that will increase access to and the participation of individuals with disabilities in the WIOA employment and training services with a focus on improvements needed to make the Cherokee Nation Career Services career pathways system fully inclusive of and accessible to individuals with disabilities. CN DEI will increase the number of individuals with disabilities who access Career Pathways utilizing vocational training, alternative education, work experience, career development skills, supportive services, and on-the-job training. Targeted industry sectors will include Healthcare, Tourism/Hospitality and Manufacturing.”

  • Department of Rehabilitation Services
  • Department of Workforce Development
  • Cross-Agency Collaboration / Partnerships
  • Resource Leveraging
  • WIOA
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