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Webinar Mini-Series to Focus on Promoting Employment

June 30, 2014

The LEAD Center’s Promoting Employment webinar mini-series will launch on July 30th. Join us for advanced trainings on customized employment strategies, lessons learned from employers providing flexible work arrangements to improve the productivity and retention of employees with and without disabilities, and building on findings from the LEAD Center’s inaugural year pilot employment project with select Centers for Independent Living (CILs), sharing the activities of a CIL/AJC Community of Practice that focuses on the power of strategic partnerships  to promote economic advancement and increase employment for customers with disabilities. Each webinar will feature a subject matter expert including staff from Griffin-Hammis, the Families & Work Institute, U.S. Business Leadership Network (USBLN), CILs and an employer. Webinars include:

July 30, 2014 from 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. ET
Customized Employment: Moving Beyond the Basics

August 27, 2014 from 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. ET
Best Practices in Employee Retention and Return-to-Work: Lessons Learned from Employers

September 24, 2014 from 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. ET
CILs and AJCs: Strategic Partnerships that Lead to Better Employment and Economic Advancement Outcomes

Registration for upcoming webinars can be found on the LEAD Center website at Please note that webinar titles and content are subject to change to provide rapid response training on emerging issues.

Did you miss a webinar, want to revisit a topic important to you or need to access training materials? The LEAD Center Webinar Archive provides easy-to-access archives of the completed webinars, including presentations, transcripts and answers to post-webinar questions.

We look forward to you joining us for the 2014 employment mini-series.