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The Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities
1825 K Street, NW, Ste. 1200
Washington, DC 20006
(202) 783-2229 phone
(202) 534-3731 fax
Email: Info@c-c-d.org

For information about the Social Security Task Force Public Education and Outreach Campaign,
please go to :
disabilityandsocialsecurity.org
 
 
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TASK FORCES
EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING
 

Mission

The CCD Employment and Training Task Force works on issues relevant to the employment of people with disabilities, particularly issues related to the programs and projects funded under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended.

The Task Force has also been working with on recent proposals regarding the Social Security Administration's efforts to facilitate the employment of individuals receiving Social Security benefits, and the employment and training programs administered by the Department of Labor.

Co-chairs

  • Alicia Epstein 
    SourceAmerica
    8401 Old Courthouse Road
    Vienna, VA 22182
    (571) 571-226-4660 (office)
    (571) 288-9146 (fax)
    aepstein@sourceamerica.org

  • Susan Goodman 
    National Down Syndrome Congress 
    2107 Dumfries Terrace
    Olney, MD 20832
    (301) 570-8892 (office)
    (301) 570-7022 (fax)
    susang1961@aol.com

  • Kelly Buckland 
    National Council on Independent Living (NCIL) 
    1710 Rhode Island Ave., NW, 5th Floor
    Washington, DC 20036
    (202) 207-0334 (office)
    (202) 207-0341 (fax)
    kelly@ncil.org

  • Paul Seifert
    Goodwill Industries International (GII)
    202-508-7494 phone 
    202-530-6500 fax 
    paul.seifert@goodwill.org

Update

Throughout the quarter, the Employment and Training Task force continued to monitor Hill action on the Workforce Incentives Act and the Rehabilitation Act and followed up with the Office of Personnel Management on the status of the final regulations for Excepted Service for People with Disabilities in federal employment.

  ACTIVITIES
Employment and Training Task Force
Employment Task Force Letter of Support for Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act. - House
The undersigned members of the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities Employment and Training Task Force strongly support the recently announced bi-cameral, bi-partisan Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) reauthorization legislation.
(June 5,  2014) - Download [ PDF ]
Employment and Training Task Force
Employment Task Force Letter of Support for Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act. - Senate
The undersigned members of the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities Employment and Training Task Force strongly support the recently announced bi-cameral, bi-partisan Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) reauthorization legislation.
(June 5,  2014) - Download [ PDF ]
Employment and Training Task Force
Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities Supports Extension of the Work Opportunity Tax Credit
On behalf of the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) Veterans and Military Families and Employment and Training Task Forces, we write to applaud your efforts to extend and expand the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) to incentivize business hiring of people with disabilities and veterans with service-connected disabilities.
(May 15,  2014) - Download [ PDF ]
Employment and Training Task Force
Employment and Training Task Force Annual Report for 2013
(January 15,  2014) - Download [ PDF ]
 
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