Purpose: To provide DC youth with disabilities with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary for them to (1) successfully complete the DC DOES Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) in inclusive workplaces, and (2) set and attain short- and long-term, individualized career goals. The program seeks to provide each student with individualized supports and services based on their unique set of interests, strengths, preferences and needs, through a dynamic system of collaboration between students and their families, schools, government agencies, community service providers, and community-based employers.

Who it serves: DC transition-aged (14-21) youth with disabilities and DC employers

Power With: District of Columbia Department on Disability Services (DDS), District of Columbia Department of Employment Services (DOES), District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS), District of Columbia Public Charter Schools, District of Columbia Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE), District of Columbia Secondary Transition Community of Practice, District of Columbia Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR), District of Columbia Public Library, District of Columbia Office of the Chief Technology Officer (OCTO), and the George Washington University





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