Do you want your state legislator to see people with disabilities on the job, earning a competitive wage? Do you want more state policymakers to support policies that help people with disabilities get jobs in the community? If you answered yes, make sure you invite your legislator to this special employer tour happening February 13 around the Capitol Square in Madison.
Legislators who attend will:
- See first-hand what community employment can look like statewide, including for people with the most significant disabilities;
- Hear what employers have to say about the value of hiring people with disabilities;
- Learn about innovative on-the-job supports that are cost-effective, resulting in people earning higher wages in a job that is individualized to their skills and interests – all while meeting an employer’s needs.
- Better understand policies that contribute to Employment First success.
Share this invitation with your legislator today! Space on this tour is limited!