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Sign on to Support the Transformation to Competitive Employment Act by COB Today!

The Transformation to Competitive Employment Act (S. 260 and H.R. 873) has been introduced in Congress by Senators Casey and Van Hollen and Chairman Scott and Representative McMorris Rodgers. The Transformation to Competitive Employment Act will phase out the use of 14(c) certificates and provide funding for grants to states and employers to transform business models to support competitive integrated employment.

If your organization is interested in signing on in support, below is a link for state level organizations and affiliates to use to sign on. We’re sorry for the short notice, but signatures must be received by close of business today, February 19, 2019.

Read the previous version of the letter signed on by national organizations (PDF), including NCIL, and add your organization as a signatory.

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  1. Sarah Carmany says:

    I’m in support of the transformation employment act (S.260 & H.R.873). I think people with disabilities need to be in supported employment if they can so that they can be more included within their community as well as work with non disabled people which is what they so desire. I also think that persons with Disabilities should have a job that pays them enough to support them through life and help them reach their goals and potential and just live life to the fullest they can achieve which is being as independent and self determined as possible. Also it would help reduce the poverty level also.

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