ODEP - Office of Disability Employment Policy
Disability Employment Policy Resources by Topic
Through the Add Us In Initiative, eight consortia are working to identify and develop strategies for connecting small businesses with untapped talent people with disabilities. Consortium members include representatives of business associations, including targeted business associations, as well as disability, youth, adult, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender serving organizations.
The first cohort of consortia, awarded in September 2010, are led by the following organizations: the University of Missouri-Kansas City in Kansas City, Missouri; the Integrated Recovery Network in Los Angeles, California; the Workplace Inc. in Bridgeport, Connecticut; and the University of Oklahoma in Norman, Oklahoma.
In September 2011 the second cohort of consortia received awards. They are led by the following organizations: the Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois Chicago in Chicago, Illinois; the National Organization on Disability in New York, NY; TransCen, Inc. in Rockville, Maryland; and the World Institute on Disability in Oakland, California.