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Transportation: Getting to Work
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 07:00:00 PM UTC
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October's Grassroots Group online meeting topic is transportation. To have a full and meaningful life, people with disabilities need access to their community and this means transportation to and from where ever they want to go. Without reliable, affordable, and safe transportation, people may be limited to where they find a job. Unreliable transportation can impact an employee’s job performance. Our October discussion will focus on solutions that have been used in Florida and across the nation to improve transportation for individuals with disabilities. 

If you missed previous Grassroots Group meetings, you may download materials and watch the recordings at http://www.employmentfirstfl.org/ grassroots-group.

Contact Sheila at Sheila.Johnson@umb.edu or John.Kramer@umb.edu if you have questions about the event or registration process.

About the Grassroots Group:
The Employment First Grassroots Group is a way for people to share their ideas and experiences about employment. Anyone who wants to share their experiences, make recommendations about how to improve employment, and learn new ideas about employment can join.


A grassroots group is made of people at the local level who get together to identify, plan, and accomplish goals that help address community needs. The Employment First Florida Grassroots Group is made up of people with disabilities and people who support them to improve employment opportunities. The Employment First Grassroots Group is a way for people to share their ideas and experiences about employment. Anyone who wants to share their experiences, make recommendations about how to improve employment, and learn new ideas about employment can join.



The EmployMe1st project is a joint project of the Florida Developmental Disabilities Council, the Institute for Community Inclusion at the University of Massachusetts Boston, and National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disabilities Services. © 1992-2015, the University of Massachusetts Boston. ICI is affiliated with the University of Massachusetts Boston and Children's Hospital Boston.

Sponsored by United States Department of Health and Human Services, Administration on Developmental Disabilities and the Florida Developmental Disabilities Council, Inc.

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