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Vermont Coalition for Disability Rights (VCDR) – Winter Board of Governors’ Meeting  Friday, December 15, 2017 at VABVI from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Vermont Coalition for Disability Rights (VCDR) Winter Board of Governors’ Meeting Friday, December 15, 2017  10:00 AM – 3:00 PM Location:   Vermont Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired, 60 Kimball Ave, South Burlington, VT 10:00 – 10:30 Steering Committee 10:30 – 12:00 BOG Discussion and Adoption of the Platform Please Join Us for LUNCH […]

APS Public Comment Session Invite – December 14, 2017

Released November 21, 2017 – Public Comment Session for Adult Protective Services (APS) On behalf of DAIL Commissioner Monica Caserta-Hutt and Steve Pouliot, Chairperson of the APS Committee of the DAIL Advisory Board: The Adult Protective Services (APS) Committee of the DAIL Advisory Board will hold a public comment session on Thursday, December 14th, from […]

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

President Barack Obama signed the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) into law on July 22, 2014. WIOA is designed to help job seekers access employment, education, training, and support services to succeed in the labor market and to match employers with the skilled workers they need to compete in the global economy. Congress passed […]

APRIL and NCIL support S1356, the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) of 2013

This bill, which will reauthorize the Rehabilitation Act, was passed out of the Senate HELP committee on July 31st.  The proposed changes within S.1356 are a bipartisan effort to strengthen employment opportunities, research and independent living services. We are focused on three significant changes to current law:  the creation of an Independent Living Administration (ILA), […]