Tag Archives: National Disability Employment Awareness Month

RAMP Albany Recognizes National Disability Employment Awareness Month 2015

The following blog is by Elijah Fagan-Solis, Coordinator for the Ready to Achieve Mentoring Program (RAMP) in Albany, NY. RAMP is a career-focused mentoring program created and supported by the Institute for Educational Leadership with support from the Department of … Continue reading

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Making Career Development Engaging for Youth

It’s National Career Development Month! NCWD/Youth works all year round to promote quality career development opportunities for all youth and this month provides a chance to share practices from programs doing this critical work. If you’re familiar with the Guideposts … Continue reading

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Career Exploration: A Critical Experience for All Youth

The following blog entry is a cross-post from Work in Progress, the official blog of theU.S. Department of Labor. The blog is written by Kathy Martinez, the Assistant Secretary of Labor for Disability Employment Policy (ODEP). As another ODEP-led National Disability Employment Awareness … Continue reading

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Seven Ways to Connect Youth to Employers for Disability Mentoring Day & Year-Round

You may already be aware that October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). NDEAM is a national campaign that raises awareness about disability employment issues and celebrates the many and varied contributions of America’s workers with disabilities. This year’s … Continue reading

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What can YOU do? Stop Assuming and Start Learning

What can YOU do? If you read last week’s blog by Assistant Secretary of Labor Martinez, you already know that this question is a part of this year’s National Disability Employment Awareness Month theme. And maybe you’re asking yourself, “What … Continue reading

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NDEAM 2012: The Value of Work

The following blog entry is a cross-post from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Work in Progress Blog written by Kathleen Martinez, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Disability Employment Policy. In this blog celebrating National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), Assistant … Continue reading

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