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| Blending, Braiding, and Sequencing: Strategies for Success

Resource: Office of Disability Employment Policy’s Blending, Braiding, and Sequencing Webpage

This webpage explains how collaboration efforts between federal, state, and local entities can maximize employment, inclusion, and economic advancement outcomes for disabled people.

Resource: The Good Jobs Principles and People with Disabilities Fact Sheet

This fact sheet answers various questions about the Investing in America (IIA) agenda, including how businesses and job seekers with barriers to employment can mutually benefit from the IIA agenda, the Good Jobs principles, and Universal Design.

Resource: The Office of Apprenticeship Website

For those inspired by the Collinsville success story, this website outlines policy, investments, opportunities, registered apprenticeship data and statistics, and more.


The Good Jobs Initiative (GJI): Creating Employment Opportunities for People with Disabilities (October 26, 2023)

In this webinar, employers and the people with disabilities they employ in good jobs describe their experiences, available supports, and the ways that employees with disabilities have benefitted their businesses.

In-Depth Q&A Event: Blended, Braided, and Sequenced Funding for Employment, Equity, and Inclusion (August 11, 2022)

This unique question-and-answer event brought together professionals from Arizona, Colorado, Maryland, North Carolina, and multiple federal agencies to answer detailed implementation and policy questions related to BBS resources and funding. These best practice strategies support positive employment outcomes and promote equity and inclusion for disabled people.

Celebrating Olmstead: How Blending, Braiding, and Sequencing Leads to Integrated Employment (June 29, 2022)

In this federal interagency webinar, the second in a series of webinars on BBS, Maryland shares their promising practices at the state and local levels, including lessons learned and tools they use to sustain their partnerships.

How Blended, Braided, or Sequenced Funding Can Help Drive Employment, Equity, and Inclusion (March 22, 2022)

In this federal interagency webinar, state and local practitioners across the workforce systems supporting people with disabilities from Arizona, Colorado, and North Carolina discuss how they successfully apply innovative, collaborative resource sharing that benefits both businesses and job seekers with disabilities.