Home : Audience : Diverse/minority community mem... :

Publications related to Diverse/minority community mem...

Project takes aim at Haitian identity in Boston area

Massachusetts Public and Subsidized Housing Tenants: Know Your Rights! Get a Rent Freeze When You Go to Work

Resource Guide 10

A guide to help MA public housing tenants with disabilities keep their rent stable when they get a job.

Making Networking Easier for Job Seekers: A Guide

Institute Brief 20

Networking is considered the most effective way to find a good job. However, sometimes people find networking difficult. This brief addresses common reasons why people might not be comfortable and offers possible solutions. Particular concern is paid to differences between cultures.

Job Networking in Diverse Communities

Research to Practice 37

While individuals with disabilities face many obstacles when seeking employment, there are usually additional challenges for those from diverse cultures. To address this issue, ICI formed partnerships with community immigrant organizations to teach networking techniques to job seekers.

Asumiendo la realidad: VIH y cancer en el lugar de trabajo

Research to Practice - Issue #21S

Los avances en el tratamiento médico del cáncer y del VIH han permitido que cada vez más gente que los padece continúe trabajando o vuelva a trabajar. El presente informe presenta las experiencias vividas por personas que padecen alguna de estas enfermedades, describe las semejanzas y contrastes que se detectaron al estudiar estas experiencias e incluye algunas recomendaciones.

Consejos Utiles: Como diligenciar un PASS que de resultados

El PASS es un programa ofrecido por la Social Security Administration (Administración de Seguridad Social) para ayudar a las personas que reciben SSI (Ingresos Suplementarios de Seguridad Social). El presente documento utilizará la historia de Daniela para ilustrar el PASS en mayor detalle.

Redes de Contactos: Una Herramienta Eficaz Para Quienes Buscan Empleo

Buscar trabajo es difícil. En promedio se necesita hacer entre 10 y 20 llamadas para conseguir una entrevista y entre 7 y 10 entrevistas para conseguir un empleo. La formación y utilización de redes de contactos ayuda enormemente a acelerar este proceso.

Americans with Disabilities Act: General Overview (Español)

El ADA exitiende las legislaciones de derechos civiles previos al proveer un mandato claro que terminaria con la descriminacion contra las personas con desabilidades en todas las areas de su vida.

Grant Development and Decision-Making: Comparison of Funding Agencies and Community-Based Minority Organizations

Research to Practice 17

This report compares the perspectives of government funding agencies and community-based minority organizations on grant development and decision-making, and gives recommendations on how these groups can work together effectively to fund disability programs.

Necesidades Laborales de Individuos con VIH/SIDA

Research to Practice - Issue #11S

Los asuntos de índole laboral se han vuelto cada vez más importantes para los individuos con VIH/SIDA. Distintas situaciones y relaciones laborales se pueden ver afectadas a medida que los individuos con VIH/SIDA reaccionan a la realidad de su diagnóstico e intentan responder simultáneamente a demandas laborales y de salud. El pesente informe resume las experiencias laborales de individuos con VIH/SIDA en el contexto del sistema actual de provisión de tales servicios.

Necesidades Laborales de Individuos con VIH/SIDA: Proveedores de Servicios Opinan

Research to Practice - Issue #10S

Los individuos con VIH/SIDA a menudo se enfrentan a desafíos cuando se ocupan de cuestiones laborales relacionadas con su estado de salud. El presente informe resume las experiencias de las Organizaciones de Servicios Relacionados con el SIDA y de los servicios de rehabilitación vocacional en la prestación de servicios relacionados con el empleo a individuos con VIH/SIDA.

An Accessibility Guide to Community Technology Centers in Massachusetts

Resource Guide

The product of the study is this guide about the accessibility of community technology centers (CTCs) that participated in this survey. This guide includes general information about each center, and the facility, programmatic and technology accessibility and accommodations provided to assist people with disabilities.

Family SupportNet News: Issue 3

Newsletter

Newsletter from Family SupportNet, an ICI project that helped people with disabilities and their families from diverse communities to access resources online.

Family SupportNet News: Issue 6

Newsletter

Newsletter from Family SupportNet, an ICI project that helped people with disabilities and their families from diverse communities to access resources online.

Family SupportNet News: Issue 5

Newsletter

Newsletter from Family SupportNet, an ICI project that helped people with disabilities and their families from diverse communities to access resources online.

Family SupportNet News: Issue 4

Newsletter

Newsletter from Family SupportNet, an ICI project that helped people with disabilities and their families from diverse communities to access resources online.

Family SupportNet News: Issue 2

Newsletter

Newsletter from Family SupportNet, an ICI project that helped people with disabilities and their families from diverse communities to access resources online.

ICI: promoting inclusion for people with disabilities