The Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities awarded Employment First Partner grants to 16 community organizations, including: schools, employment providers, long term care providers, and advocacy organizations. These organizations will work in their local communities to expand employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities. Activities will include: legislative breakfasts, Take Your Legislator to Work visits, business recognition events/awards, leadership mentoring, media campaigns, public service announcements, commercials, community conversations, presentations to local civic groups (e.g., chambers, Rotary clubs) and employer groups, business tours, and business to business mentoring.
To see a map of the locations of the EF Partner Grant and a Contact list click HERE. For more information about the grant recipients click HERE or contact Ann Sievert at firstname.lastname@example.org or 608-267-9897.