In November, we celebrate Thanksgiving and we give thanks to all our current and former Disability Resource Coordinators (DRCs) since 2010 to help strengthen the capacity of American Job Centers serve people with disabilities get training and find jobs. To help increase awareness how this dedicated group support the Disability Employment Initiative (DEI) grants, WorkorceGPS is adding a November Seen & Heard edition to highlight one of our current DRCs. Thank you!


DEI is administered by the Employment and Training Administration (ETA) with joint funding from the Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP). Together, since 2010, grants have been awarded to 55 projects in 30 states.  To learn more about the DEI and how its innovative strategies can support your American Job Center to serve people with disabilities, please check out DEI WorkforceGPS.

(New) November 2019 DEI Seen & Heard - Meet Ashley Clark, Traveling Disability Resource Coordinator (DRC) from California Employment Development Department focused on adults with disabilities.

October 2019 DEI Seen & Heard – Meet Lisa Dunaway, Disability Resource Coordinator (DRC) from Maryland DEI Project with Anne Arundel County Career Center focused on individuals with significant disabilities.

September 2019 DEI Seen & Heard – Meet Leah Hastad, Disability Resource Coordinator (DRC) from Minnesota DEI Project with Southwest Private Industry Council, Inc. focused on youth with disabilities