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Project SEARCH

Oregon's employment rate for people with an intellectual or developmental disability was 39 percent in 2016.

Businesses misperception of suitable jobs in their organizations and individuals unaware of career opportunities are common barriers to improving the numbers.

Project SEARCH provides a 9 month training program and interns ready to work for employer/partners in Lane County.

Support individuals with disabilities in the workplace - learn about training and hiring opportunities.

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Value the Work, Raise the Wage: Immediate Legislative Action is Needed

This video highlights the practical and human consequences of the gap between funding and need of Direct Support Professionals (DSP). Individuals with disabilities, families and providers share stories of the impact of this crisis in real, human terms.

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A list of talks that represent a range of experiences, disabilities, messages and styles.

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