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November 30, 2023

New International Report on AI Features ODEP & PEAT Experts

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) recently released the report, Using AI to support people with disability in the labour market: Opportunities and challenges. Nathan Cunningham, Senior Policy Advisor for the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy, and Bill Curtis-Davidson, Co-Director of the Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology (PEAT) both contributed their expertise to the publication.

Reminder: Exploring the Future of Public Transportation Research National Online Dialogue Open Now

In partnership with ODEP, the Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) invites you to participate in an ePolicyWorks national online dialogue titled “Exploring the Future of Public Transportation Research.” This important virtual conversation aims to enhance policies and practices that will make public transit safer, cleaner and greener, as well as more resilient, inclusive and equitable. Through January 5, 2024, FTA and ODEP will seek input on ways to improve public transit for everyone, including individuals with disabilities.

Sign up for the Business Sense Newsletter

Are you a representative of a small business or someone who helps small businesses meet their workforce needs? If so, be sure to sign up to receive ODEP’s Business Sense Newsletter. Developed specifically for small businesses, this monthly dispatch provides information and tips for advancing disability inclusion in smaller organizations that might not have dedicated human resources or personnel functions.

In Case You Missed It: Subscribe to Receive NDEAM Updates

National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) may now be over, but organizations can and should continue to express their commitment to disability inclusion, every month. To receive updates on how to carry the NDEAM spirit throughout the year—and get a jump on planning for NDEAM 2024— be sure to subscribe to ODEP’s NDEAM updates.

Reminder: New Way to Learn about FOAs

ODEP added a new topic link to its subscription feature that individuals and organizations can use to sign up to learn about ODEP funding opportunity announcements (FOAs) once they are announced.