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The governor s committee on employment of people with disabilities

The Governor’s Committee on

Employment of People with

Disabilities

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Department of Labor Home Page | GCEPD HomeLast Updated:November 16, 2014Published by the Connecticut Department of Labor, Automation Support Unit


The governor s committee on employment of people with disabilities

The Governor’s Committee on

Employment of People with

Disabilities

Connecticut Department of Labor

To improve and increase the employment opportunities for qualified people with disabilities

  • Membership is a representation of state, local organizations, and employers appointed by the Labor Department Commissioner for a one year term

  • The goal is to develop programs and initiatives for people with disabilities and to address the work force development needs of the individual

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The governor s committee on employment of people with disabilities

The Governor’s Committee on

Employment of People with

Disabilities

Connecticut Department of Labor

  • Assist with proactive strategies to employ and retain people with disabilities

  • Assist in expanding the talent pool to your business

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The governor s committee on employment of people with disabilities

Current Initiatives

  • Connecticut Business Leadership Network (CTBLN)

  • Youth Leadership Forum (YLF)

  • Start on Success (SOS)

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The governor s committee on employment of people with disabilities

Connecticut

Business Leadership Network

  • An initiative of the President’s Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities since 1994 and part of the Governor’s Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities since 1999

Maximizing employment opportunities for people with disabilities

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CTBLN Home Page | Department of Labor Home Page | GCEPD HomeLast Updated:November 16, 2014Published by the Connecticut Department of Labor, Automation Support Unit


The governor s committee on employment of people with disabilities

Connecticut

Business Leadership Network

  • Develops programs and initiatives bringing together key state and local organizations and employers to provide the educational and training services needed to assist companies in recruiting job applicants with disabilities

Maximizing employment opportunities for people with disabilities

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CTBLN Home Page | Department of Labor Home Page | GCEPD HomeLast Updated:November 16, 2014Published by the Connecticut Department of Labor, Automation Support Unit


The governor s committee on employment of people with disabilities

Youth Leadership Forum (YLF)

  • Nationwide initiative of the former President’s Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities, now a statewide initiative of the Governor’s Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities

Provides a forum for Connecticut High School students with disabilities to explore their leadership potential

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CTBLN Home Page | Department of Labor Home Page | GCEPD HomeLast Updated: November 16, 2014Published by the Connecticut Department of Labor, Automation Support Unit


The governor s committee on employment of people with disabilities

Youth Leadership Forum (YLF)

  • Teaches leadership skills to high school students with disabilities to help them pursue their educational and career goals

Provides a forum for Connecticut High School students with disabilities to explore their leadership potential

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CTBLN Home Page | Department of Labor Home Page | GCEPD HomeLast Updated:November 16, 2014Published by the Connecticut Department of Labor, Automation Support Unit


The governor s committee on employment of people with disabilities

Start on Success (SOS)

  • An initiative under the National Organization on Disability, whichprovides early training and paid work experience for high school students with disabilities

Provides early training and paid work experience for students with disabilities

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The governor s committee on employment of people with disabilities

Start on Success (SOS)

  • Focuses on urban low-income minority students with disabilities in the workplace

  • Helps employers and employees without disabilities understand theadvantages of hiring young peoplewith disabilities

Provides early training and paid work experience for students with disabilities

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CTBLN Home Page | Department of Labor Home Page | GCEPD HomeLast Updated:November 16, 2014Published by the Connecticut Department of Labor, Automation Support Unit


The governor s committee on employment of people with disabilities

Start on Success (SOS)

  • Establishes partnerships with students, teachers, parents, service providers, and employers to accomplish these goals

Provides early training and paid work experience for students with disabilities

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The governor s committee on employment of people with disabilities

Hiring Individuals with Disabilities

Untapped Labor Pool: 33.2 Million Working Age Adults Have a Disability (2000 U.S. Census)

N.O.D. Harris Survey 2004

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The governor s committee on employment of people with disabilities

Finding Qualified Employees

  • Specialized Placement Firms

  • Government Organizations

  • Community Organizations

  • College Recruiting

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The governor s committee on employment of people with disabilities

Contact Us

  • Governor’s Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities 200 Folly Brook Blvd. Wethersfield, CT 06109 (860) 263-6067www.ct.gov/dol

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