Intersection 2016

Past Issues:

June 2016: Volume 13, No. 6

  • U.S. Department of Labor Announces Grant Funding to Increase Employment Access for Youth and Adults with Disabilities
  • NCWD/Youth, ODEP, and CNCS Webinar on Inclusive Volunteerism Available Online
  • NCWD/Youth Partner Presents on Career Readiness at Southwest Pathways Conference
  • NCWD/Youth Presents at 28th Annual Postsecondary Disability Training Institute
  • LEAD Center Releases New Employment Information Brief
  • House Education and Workforce Committee Advances Bipartisan Higher Education Legislation
  • Call for White House Student Film Festival Entries
  • U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Publishes Talent Orchestrators: Scaling Youth Employment Through Business-Facing Intermediaries
  • White House Holds Forum on LGBT and Disability Issues
  • Advisory Committee on Competitive, Integrated Employment to Hold Final Meeting
  • Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee Seeks Input on Priorities for Strategic Plan
  • U.S. Department of Education Announces Funding to Improve Literacy of Students with Disabilities
  • U.S. Department of Labor Announces ApprenticeshipUSA State Expansion Grant Competition
  • CLASP Holds Annual Forum on Youth of Color
  • ICF International Releases Lessons in Reentry from Successful Programs and Participants 

May 2016: Volume 13, No. 5

  • Join NCWD/Youth, ODEP, and CNCS for a Webinar on Inclusive Volunteerism
  • NCWD/Youth to present at 28th Annual Postsecondary Disability Training Institute
  • ODEP Selects Theme for 2016 National Disability Employment Awareness Month
  • ETA Releases App to Help Youth Plan Their Careers
  • ED Releases Draft ESSA Regulations
  • DOJ Seeks Comments on Accessibility of Web Information and Services of State and Local Government Entities, ADA Title II 
  • DOL Releases New Overtime Rule 
  • intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). I/DD service providers for residential homes and facilities with 15 or fewer beds will have until March 17, 2019 to comply with the new Overtime Rule.
  • DOL Announces Grants for Developing Job and Leadership Skills of Disadvantaged Youth
  • FCC Seeks Comments on Video Described Programming
  • Federal Government Creates Native One Stop Website
  • American College of Physicians Releases Toolkits to Facilitate Health Care Transitions
  • Brookings Institute Releases Report on Employment and Disconnection among Youth
  • It's Not Too Late to Attend the 2016 Family & Community Engagement Conference!
  • NCWD/Youth Blog Posts 

April 2016: Volume 13, No. 4

  • IEL/NCWD/Youth Host Webinar on Supporting Youth with Learning Disabilities Based on NCWD/Youth Resources
  • Archive Available for MICCR/CASEL Webinar on Social-Emotional Learning and Career Development
  • DOL Invests $90 Million to Expand Apprenticeship Opportunities
  • ED Announces New Process to Assist Federal Student Loan Borrowers with Disabilities
  • CAST Presents Webinar on UDL in ESSA
  • CLASP, Alliance for Excellent Education, and NYEC Publish ESSA Primer on High School Dropout Prevention and Reengagement of Out-of-School Youth
  • It's Not Too Late to Attend the 2016 Family & Community Engagement Conference!
  • White House Seeking Nominations for Individuals to Attend Summit on the United State of Women
  • DOL Celebrates National Reentry Week
  • DOJ Creates Clearinghouse for Accessible Technology 
  • Advisory Committee on Competitive, Integrated Employment Hosts April Meeting at the Access Board
  • Labor Department Announces Grants for At-risk Youth to Explore Career Pathways
  • NCWD/Youth Celebrates National Volunteer Month

March 2016: Volume 13, No. 3

  • NCWD/Youth & Getting Hired Hold Disability Disclosure Webinar
  • NCWD/Youth Hosts Webinar with CAST on Improving Postsecondary Outcomes with Universal Design for Learning
  • Advisory Committee on Increasing Competitive Integrated Employment for Individuals with Disabilities to Meet April 27-28
  • U.S. Department of Education Releases Report on College Access for Low-Income Students
  • Achieve Releases Report on College and Career Readiness
  • LEAD Center Issues Resources to Use in Reviewing State WIOA Unified or Combined State Plans from a Disability Perspective
  • Labor Deputy Secretary Chris Lu Addresses Youth Employment Opportunities Roundtable in Chicago
  • ESSA Negotiated Rulemaking Committee Holds First Series of Meetings
  • William Rainey Harper College and Zurich Insurance Group Launch First Insurance Apprenticeship Program
  • HSC Foundation and NCIL Seek Applicants for 2016 Youth Transitions Fellowship (YTF)
  • ABLE Account Clearinghouse Website Helps Individuals Navigate State Programs
  • AYPF Hosts Webinar Series on Supporting First-Generation College Students
  • NCWD/Youth Blog Posts 

February 2016: Volume 13, No. 2

  • NCWD/Youth Hosts Congressional Briefing on ILPs
  • NCWD/Youth Hosts Webinar with CAST on Improving Postsecondary Outcomes with Universal Design for Learning
  • ED Releases NPRM to Improve Equity in IDEA
  • SSA Publishes Advanced NPRM on Ticket to Work Program 
  • EEOC Proposes Section 501 Regulations for the Federal Government's Affirmative Action Obligation for Employment of People with Disabilities
  • DOJ Seeks to Better Understand Strategies Addressing Needs of Justice-Involved Youth
  • ICI Tracks WIOA State Plans
  • U.S. Chamber of Commerce Hosts National Summit on Career Development
  • Superintendents Association Launches Campaign on College and Career Readiness
  • Schools and Businesses Celebrate National Career and Technical Education Month
  • DOL Celebrates National Black History Month
  • White House to Seek Nearly $6 Billion in Funding for Youth Employment and Job Training
  • White House Hosts Learning Exchange on Employing Out-of-School Youth
  • DOL Announces Summer Jobs and Beyond Grant Competition
  • Call for Participants for Survey on Youth Voting
  • Call for Participants in Patient-Centered Research Survey
  • NCWD/Youth Blog Posts 

January 2016: Volume 13, No. 1

  • NCWD/Youth Releases Transition Truths: An Overview of Transition Systems
  • NCWD/Youth Publishes By Youth, for Youth: Employment
  • IEL Hosts Right Turn Juvenile Justice Orientation Meeting
  • IEL Applauds Landmark Oregon Civil Rights Settlement Agreement
  • Disability and Employment Community of Practice Focuses on Youth in Transition, NCWD/Youth Resource 
  • USDOL Announces NPRM for Section 188 WIOA Nondiscrimination Regulations
  • Advisory Committee on Increasing Competitive Integrated Employment Hosts Webinar
  • GradNation Releases Data Brief on Graduation Rates for 2013-2014
  • Proposed Senate Bill Aims to Expand Access to Community Living
  • Obama Administration Bans Solitary Confinement for Juveniles in Federal Prisons 
  • USDOL Celebrates National Mentoring Month
  • ASAN Accepting Applications for Autism Campus Inclusion Leadership Academy 
  • Recording of Supported Education for Young Adults with Serious Mental Health Conditions (SMHC) Webinar Series Now Available
  • AYPF Announces Webinar and New Tool for Development of Career Pathways System
  • New Publication Available Designed to Improve Transfer Student Outcomes 
  • NCWD/Youth Blog Posts

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