Mary­land DLLR awarded em­ploy­ment grant

Baltimore Sun - - MARYLAND -

The Mary­land Depart­ment of La­bor, Li­cens­ing and Reg­u­la­tion was awarded a $2.5 mil­lion fed­eral grant an­nounced Wed­nes­day to im­prove em­ploy­ment op­por­tu­ni­ties for peo­ple with dis­abil­i­ties. The Dis­abil­ity Em­ploy­ment Ini­tia­tive grant is in­tended to help pro­vide job train­ing op­por­tu­ni­ties for those with dis­abil­i­ties, ex­pand sup­port ser­vices and build part­ner­ships with busi­nesses. A to­tal of nearly $15 mil­lion was awarded by the U.S. Depart­ment of La­bor to six states, in­clud­ing Mary­land. Since 2010, the depart­ment has awarded grants of more than $123 mil­lion through the ini­tia­tive to 28 states to im­prove ed­u­ca­tion, train­ing and em­ploy­ment out­comes of peo­ple with dis­abil­i­ties.

Howard con­sul­tant on trans­porta­tion author­ity

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