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Open Job Positions at ICI

Open Job Positions at ICI

December 30th, 2021

ICI is hiring for several open positions. Please share these opportunities with anyone who may be interested. Join a great workplace that supports and advances UMass Boston’s values of diversity and equity!

ICI and Executive Office of Elder Affairs partner to offer community-based home care training online

ICI and Executive Office of Elder Affairs partner to offer community-based home care training online

December 21st, 2021

The Institute for Community Inclusion has been working with the Executive Office of Elder Affairs to expand the workforce of community-based home care workers in Massachusetts. This year, we launched the online Personal and Home Care Aide State…

New Briefs, Video, & Resources about Guardianship Alternatives and Transfer-of-Rights

New Briefs, Video, & Resources about Guardianship Alternatives and Transfer-of-Rights

December 21st, 2021

ICI’s Guardianship Alternatives and Transfer-of-Rights (GATOR) project has published four new resources on alternatives to guardianship for youth with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Guardianship takes away a person’s legal right…

Inclusive Transportation Planning: ICI staff attend Community Transportation Association of America Conference

Inclusive Transportation Planning: ICI staff attend Community Transportation Association of America Conference

December 21st, 2021

This year’s annual Community Transportation Association of America (CTAA) Conference in Richmond, VA featured speakers and sessions about innovative technology, workforce development, communication strategies, funding, and regulations for community…

New GATOR Triad Study in January 2022

New GATOR Triad Study in January 2022

December 20th, 2021

Next month, staff from the Guardianship Alternatives and Transfer of Rights (GATOR) project, in partnership with Massachusetts Advocates Standing Strong (MASS) and the Self Advocacy Association of New York State (SANYS), will be launching a new…

MiMeet Mini-Grantee: Mirai Work

MiMeet Mini-Grantee: Mirai Work

December 7th, 2021

Founded in 2020, Mirai Work is a small business located in Hiroshima, Japan that specializes in programming for individuals with disabilities. The Japanese word “mirai” means future and embodies the organization’s mission, which is “to realize a…

December 3 is International Persons with Disabilities Day

December 3 is International Persons with Disabilities Day

December 2nd, 2021

In 1992, the United Nations declared December 3 International Day of Disabled Persons to raise awareness of the rights, well-being, and political, social, cultural, and economic struggles of persons with disabilities around the world. This year’s…

Inclusion Illuminated: Employment First Missouri- Expanding community employment efforts for people with disabilities in Missouri

Inclusion Illuminated: Employment First Missouri- Expanding community employment efforts for people with disabilities in Missouri

December 1st, 2021

Employment First Missouri believes that everyone has the right to earn a living wage in a job of their choosing, based on their unique talents, gifts, skills, and interests. Employment First promotes integrated employment as the primary goal for…